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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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How to Make a Watering Hole for Garden Bees

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger As the temperature rises in the garden, it is important to remember the bees you’re attracting to your garden will also be searching for water. For bees, a supply …

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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Waldorf-Astoria’s NYC Rooftop Beehives

The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City is raising thousands of honey bees on its rooftop. The iconic hotel plans to harvest its own honey and help pollinate plants in the heart of Manhattan. …

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