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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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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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4 Ways to Help Bees in Your Garden

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 pheno…

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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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The Staggering Plight of the Honeybee

Photo Courtsey Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Bees have been dying off around the world for more than a decade now, a phenomenon that has been named "Colony Collapse Disorder," or CCD. The U.S. and t…

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Pesticides and Honeybee Deaths

Honeybees are key pollinators that are absolutely crucial to our food system. And, tragically, they’re not having an easy time these days. One factor responsible for a massive amount of honeybee deat…

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Celebrating Marriage & Honeybees

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” -Theodore Hesburgh   Saturday marked the 28th year of my marriage; we celebrated by going to pick up si…

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