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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Bees in Greece

The 300-plus days of sunshine, varied landscape and 7,400 varieties of plants make Greece a fertile place for honeybees. With such immediate concern for honeybees in many parts of the world, colony co…

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Build a Native Bee Habitat from Reclaimed Wood

This tutorial was part of Garden Week at Crafting a Green World. We teamed up with some of our favorite DIY bloggers to talk about all things gardening! We need bees. Native bees and other native…

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15 Plants You Can Grow to Help Save Bees

Spring is here! What better time to think about how to save the bees? We need those fuzzy, buzzy creatures---we have them (and other pollinators) to thank for a third of every bite we take! And …

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5,000 Honeybees Strap On Backpacks in the Name of Science

There's been a lot of buzz about colony collapse disorder, a phenomenon causing bees to die off around the world, and Australian scientists are trying a new approach to studying the phenomenon: They'r…

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Saving Honey Bees, Thanksgiving Recipes & Reducing Holiday Waste

We had a great time with Zeke Freeman in the Green Diva Studio this week, and it wasn't just because he came bearing gifts of Bee Raw Honey and tea either . . . Save the Bees! Watch this short v…

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8 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Honey Bees

When one stands before a hive of bees, one should say quite solemnly to oneself, ‘By way of the hive the whole cosmos enters man and makes him strong and able’ - Rudolf Steiner And if Mr. Stei…

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7 Simple Ways To Help Honey Bees

The bad news is that our honey bees are dying. U.S. bee keepers lost a shocking 31% of their hives this winter, as they have for the past seven years in a row. Although the exact causes of Colony Coll…

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Bee Venom Kills HIV (Just Another Reason To Save The Bees!)

Colony collapse disorder is decimating bee populations around the world. The possibility of losing our planet's most industrious pollinator hasn't motivated agencies like the EPA to protect them, but …

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Backyard Beekeeping With Confidence

Many people who are beginning to keep bees in their backyards are not actually beekeepers. That may sound strange, but, like me when I first attempted to raise bees, many just don’t know what they’re …

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Buy a Bottle, Save a Bee

By Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com Are you familiar with colony collapse disorder (CCD)? While it’s not a new phenomenon, it refers to the abrupt disappearance of honeybees in recent years. Sin…

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