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Scotland's First Bee Reserve
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, bees, environment, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, protection, wildlife, scotland, uk, reserve )

David
- 348 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The UK's first honey bee reserve has been created in Scotland. From 1st January 2014 it has become an offence to keep any other species of honey bee on the Hebridean islands of Colonsay and Oronsay apart from the black bee (Apis mellifera mellifera).
Save the Bees, Save Yourself
Animals  (tags: Video, Popular Science, bees, extinction, Mysteries, Science, open source, open tech forever, tracking, Animals, Sustainability News, Social News, Technology News, Life News, News )

Judy
- 406 days ago - salon.com
You may have heard by now: bees are dropping like flies...So to give them a leg up, the group Open Tech Forever has developed a beehive that can track the health of bees, and is giving the code away to anyone who wants it.
Short-Haired Bumblebee Makes a UK Comeback After 25 Years
Animals  (tags: U.K., bees, wildlife conservation, short-haired bumblebee, reintroduction project, government conservation groups, video )

Judy
- 463 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists celebrate first milestone in project to reintroduce the species as bumblebees nest and hatch young
Action Alert: Florida's Natural Growers: Save Our Bees!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, bees, humans, ethics, endangered, environment, investigation, killing )

Jill
- 464 days ago - change.org
we urge Florida's Natural Growers to embrace a policy of real sustainability and ensure that its suppliers do not engage in toxic agricultural practices, including spraying harmful pesticides that are deadly to bees.
Bayer Sues European Commission for Saving Millions of Bees.
Animals  (tags: bees, pesticides, Bayer, European Commission, extinction, wildlife, environment )

Dawn
- 478 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Wow. Bayer has just sued the European Commission to overturn a ban on the pesticides that are killing millions of bees around the world. A huge public push won this landmark ban only months ago -- and we can't sit back and let Big Pesticide overturn it we
Scientists Discover What's Killing the Bees and It's Worse Than You Thought
Animals  (tags: Scientists, Killing, Bees, Study, Deaths, Results, Difficult )

Merissa
- 516 days ago - qz.com
A new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the rather scary results show that averting beemageddon will be much more difficult than previously thought.
Take Bee-Harming Pesticides Off the Market ACTION
Animals  (tags: pesticides, environment, protection, bees, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, crime )

Nancy
- 526 days ago - action.panna.org
In North America, honey bees pollinate nearly 95 kinds of fruits, from almonds to avocados, cranberries to apples. We rely on them for the food we eat every day. And they urgently need our help!
5 Ways to Help Our Disappearing Bees
Animals  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 537 days ago - mnn.com
Colony collapse disorder is claiming many of North America and Europe's bees. But there are simple things you can do to help keep them buzzing.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Honey Bees!
Animals  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 579 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In 2010, the United States alone lost a third of its total honey bee colonies for the fifth year in a row. Since 2006, the American bee population has plummeted from 4.5 million honey-producing hives to only 860,000 and falling.
Croatia's Land Mine-Detecting Honey Bees
Animals  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare, world, protection, land mine detection, world )

Cal
- 584 days ago - theweek.com
An estimated 90,000 land mines were planted in the country from 1991 to 1995
Help Build Momentum to Protect Bees! ACTION
Animals  (tags: pesticides, environment, protection, bees, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, crime )

Nancy
- 615 days ago - action.panna.org
Bees have been in the news quite a lot lately. Beekeepers are reporting record-breaking losses this year -- with 40% or more of their bees dying off -- and new studies continue to strengthen the case that pesticides are a key contributing factor.
Neonicotinoid Pesticides 'Damage Brains of Bees'
Animals  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare )

Cal
- 637 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Commonly used pesticides are damaging honey bee brains, studies suggest.
Tell Bayer to Stop Killing Bees ACTION
Animals  (tags: environment, protection, bees, ecosystems, destruction, habitatdestruction, crime )

Nancy
- 658 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
Bayer has paid for biased research that "proves" its chemical isn't a problem. But now independent scientists in Europe have discovered that Bayer's chemical is a high risk to bees.
Farmers' Lack of Bees Might Be Solved By Going Wild
Animals  (tags: bees, wild lbees, pesticides, die-offs, agriculture, protection, animalwelfare )

Cal
- 662 days ago - latimes.com
Wild bees pollinate orchards more efficiently than rented honeybees, and for no cost, a study finds. They may provide the solution to the mass die-off of the domesticated bees from disease.
Action Alert: Tell Bayer It Needs to Pull Its Bee-Poisoning Pesticide Off the Market Now.
Animals  (tags: Bees, environment, habitat, humans, endangered, protection )

Jill
- 691 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Bayer, the global chemical company, is manufacturing a chemical that new evidence shows is killing off bees. Without bees, our entire global food supply is in serious trouble.

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