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Massive Bee Massacre Uncovered in Target Parking Lot

“They were literally falling out of the trees. To our knowledge this is one of the largest documented bumble bee deaths in the Western U.S. It was heartbreaking to watch," says Hatfield in a press rel…

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5 Amazing Efforts to Save the Bees

Many environmental problems can feel overwhelming. Even if you can inspire action on a local level, to cut carbon emissions for example, the impact of those cuts is usually masked by the juggernaut…

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Keeping the Bees Alive

Scientists call it the mystery of the vanishing bees; here's how to help solve the problem. With bumblebee populations on the decline in the United States and honeybees prone to a perplexing phen…

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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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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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