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Animal Watch: Elephants Caught in Sting
Animals  (tags: animals, wildanimals, elephants, bees, wildlife, protection )

- 2384 days ago -
Beehives will be used to protect African farms from elephant attacks after a new study revealed pachyderms are frightened of the buzz of angry bees.
New $27 Million Project Will Protect Key Pollinators for Food Security and Biodiversity
Animals  (tags: bees, animals, environment, animalrights, wildlife, habitat )

- 2077 days ago -
A new project worth $26.45 million has been launched by the Global Environment Facility to better protect bees, bats and birds that are essential to the world's crop production.
VIDEO: Battling Bee-Killing Parasite
Animals  (tags: bees, parasite, killing, protection, wildlife, environment, habitat )

- 2025 days ago -
Australia is one of the only major beekeeping countries free of a parasitic mite that is killing bees throughout the world. The battle is on to prevent an infestation.
Last Flight of the Honeybee?
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, bees, wildlife, endangered, environment )

- 2145 days ago -
The supply of almonds in confectionery, cakes and packets of nuts is now threatened by a mysterious malady that is causing honeybees to disappear.
No Organic Bees Died
Animals  (tags: bees, organic, business )

- 2535 days ago -
"I'm on an organic beekeeping list of about 1,000 people, mostly Americans, and no one in the organic beekeeping world, including commercial beekeepers, is reporting colony collapse on this list."
Decline in 'Bee' Could Threaten World's Crops
Animals  (tags: bees, decline, crops, environment, protection, insects, habitat )

- 2116 days ago -
Scientists have said that a decline in bee biodiversity might spell trouble for crop producers as their differences are crucial to the maintenance of the world's crops.
Class Bee Drug: Honey Bees Get a Real Buzz as Scientists Give Them Cocaine to See How Their Brain's React
Animals  (tags: insects, bees, cocaine, research, humans, brain )

- 1937 days ago -
Scientists are doping up honey bees with cocaine to study how their brain reacts to the drug and possibly find a way to stop addiction in humans. The research found similarities between honey bees and humans, in that they are both are driven by rewards a
Buzzing Bees Act as 'Bodyguards' to Protect Plants From Other Insects
Animals  (tags: insects, bees, "bodyguards" for plants, environment )

- 1944 days ago -
The buzzing of bees is good for plants and flowers because it protects them from being eaten by other insects, scientists have found. The sound scares off caterpillars who would otherwise eat the plants, meaning the bees act as unofficial "bodyguards", ac
Bees Disappearing, Along With Benefits
Animals  (tags: bees )

- 2602 days ago -
Bees are disappearing. All across the country, they leave their hives and never come back. Scientists are mystified. Beekeepers are worried. But nobody is more worried than the almond producers of California.
"Killer Bees" Descend on New Orleans
Animals  (tags: bees, africanized, danger )

- 2411 days ago -
MERAUX, La. - Africanized honeybees, a fierce hybrid strain sometimes referred to as "killer bees," appear to have established themselves in the New Orleans area, the state agriculture commissioner said.
Truck Carrying Over 13 Million Bees Rolled Over in Montana
Animals  (tags: bees, beehives, traffic accident, reckless truck driver )

- 2404 days ago -
Rollover frees thousands of bees. Workers help with swarm after truck with load of hives swerves, spills cargo. Robert Esper, 66, of Winnemucca, Nev., was uninjured, but several people involved in the rescue got stung.
Air Pollution Linked to Declining Bee Colonies
Animals  (tags: world, insects, bees, pollution, decline, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 2174 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Air pollution interferes with the ability of bees and other insects to follow the scent of flowers to their source, undermining the essential process of pollination, a study by three University of Virginia researchers suggests. Their findi

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