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M&M’s Blamed for Green & Blue Honey in France

The autumn honey harvest in the Alsace region of France is hitting a major setback. ABC News reports that in the northeastern region of France, home to 2,400 beekeepers and 35,000 colonies that prod…

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11 Animals More Likely To Kill You Than Sharks

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger Sharks are kinda scary. In the water they're faster than us, can appear from what seems like out of nowhere in an instant, and pack a pretty solid bite. It's easy to…

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5 Simple Ways to Help Honeybees

Saturday, August 18 is National Honey Bee Awareness Day. As stated on their website, the main goals of the day are to promote and advance beekeeping, to educate the public about honeybees and beekeepi…

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Honeybee Swarm Delays Flight at Pittsburgh Airport

By Christine Lepisto, TreeHugger Talk about having too much of a good thing. A swarm of honeybees delayed a flight at the Pittsburgh International Airport after they made their new home in the ca…

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The Bee Swarm

It is unusual for a newly installed bee hive to swarm, and even more unusual for a new beekeeper to witness it happening. In fact, in the couple of weeks since my bees executed their escape, several…

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Secret to Youth: Elderly Bees?

Could observations of bee behavior help us develop new, non-drug treatments for age-related dementia? A new study from Arizona State University, published in the journal Experimental Gerontology, s…

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Bee Sting Allergy

Insects alone can be annoying enough ... imagine being allergic to them! More than 2 million Americans are allergic to insect stings and bites from bees, wasps, fire ants, mosquitoes, and scorpions. …

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Keeping Bees Busy & Buzzing (Video)

Find out why bees are so critical to our food system and why they need our help. Related: 5 Ways to Help Save the Bees 4 Tips for Bee Keeping Bee-Friendly Landscaping…

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All Abuzz About Bee Venom Treatment

Bee venom takes the sting out of paralysis. Photo Credit: Karen Roe via Flickr. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "jw6aMf9VvYo1MnMs", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = NewsL…

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4 Ways to Participate in National Pollinator Week

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Pollinators play an important role in the cycle of our gardens, health, and agricultural ecosystems. According to the Pollinator.org website, about 75% of all flowerin…

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