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Offbeat  (tags: bees, photos, animals, environment, wildlife )

- 117 days ago -
There are two types of bugs IâEUR(TM)ll never kill: spiders and bees. I donâEUR(TM)t kill spiders because they eat mosquitoes and other critters that want my blood. I donâEUR(TM)t kill bees because the world depends on them.
These Cats Lost Their Battle With Bees. How We Can Help!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, bees, stings )

- 333 days ago -
When a kitty thinks they can win a battle against a bee, they often end up getting stung. As cute as they may look, itâEUR(TM)s important for us, humans, to know how to help our fur babies out at times like this.
Pesticide Exposure in Bumblebees 'Harms Pollination'
Offbeat  (tags: chemicals, pollinating crops, bees, research )

- 342 days ago -
Bees exposed to nicotine-like pesticides are not as good at pollinating crops, research suggests.
Nature Notes: Bees That Refuse to Pass on Pollen
Offbeat  (tags: bees, pollen, plants, flowers, pollination )

- 378 days ago -
rise of pollen thieves in bee colonies deprive plants of pollination Bees have been found to cheat natures system by stealing pollen without pollinating plants in return.
Honeybee Heists A New Reality In A Time Of Colony Collapse
Offbeat  (tags: bees, ethics, humans, news, odd, society, world )

- 417 days ago -
Honey bees are being rustled. Thieves are hijacking hives and renting the bees and their queens out to farmers to pollinate their crops. With the global collapse of the bee population, the crime is becoming even more lucrative.
Truck Of BEES Overturns On Washington State Highway
Offbeat  (tags: bees, truck overturns )

- 558 days ago -
A semi truck loaded with honey bees overturned in Washington state before dawn Friday, unleashing millions of live bees across the highway.
Honeybees Rage Against the Pesticide Machine in This Buzzworthy PSA
Offbeat  (tags: video, pollinators, Greenpeace, bees, pesticides, Public Service Announcement, humans )

- 634 days ago -
Very worthwhile video! GreenpeaceâEUR(TM)s tiniest bunch of activists launch a protest to stop humans from killing them. It features their fictional members picketing supermarkets, hijacking chemical sprinklers, and vandalizing trucks with friendly messages.
The Sweet Music and Savage Love of Bees
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, society, bees, endangered )

- 703 days ago -
There has been a lot of buzzing about bees in the last while. There are many opinions about the potential banning of a certain classification of pesticides called "neonics"
Help Save Bees With a Device on Your Keys
Offbeat  (tags: Bees, pollunators, nectar, sugar, key fob, collapsed, endangered )

- 762 days ago -
Bees perform about 80 percent of all pollination worldwide, so colony collapse disorder -- the mass of bee deaths linked to pesticides -- is no small matter.
Bizarre News About the Bee Czar
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bees )

- 812 days ago -
With the coming of CCD, farmers have been threatened with loss of bees to pollinate a long list of crops that human beings enjoy consuming and the price of renting bees for pollination of crops has skyrocketed
Bees Being Trained to Sniff Out Landmines
Offbeat  (tags: bees, landmines, sniffing, training )

- 887 days ago -
Scientists are training up bees to find unexploded mines in Croatia, in eastern Europe. Researchers say the unlikely black and yellow heroes have a great sense of smell of explosives. To train them, they're using sugar scented with the smell of TNT
Butterfly, Bee Observed Drinking Crocodile Tears!
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, butterflies, bees, crocodile tears )

- 897 days ago -
A scientist in Costa Rica has captured rare up-close footage that shows a large caiman standing perfectly still while a butterfly and bee sip tears from its eye ducts. Carlos de la Rosa of La Selva Biological Station said that the insects were....
Chinese Farmer Wears Almost Half a Million Bees
Offbeat  (tags: bees, China, farmer, million, bizarre )

- 928 days ago -
Beekeeper covers himself in bees to promote his honey.
Exquisite Honeycomb Sculptures Explore the Relationship Between Humans and Bees
Offbeat  (tags: culture, bees, design, arts )

- 959 days ago -
Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck collaborates with bees to create sculptures that explore the relationship between humans & pollinators. With the use of special apiaries, Dyck gives object to bees for them to sculpt on. The work's final form is dependent on
Beautiful Video: In Our Own Backyards
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, unusual, wildlife, beautiful video, nature at her best, bats, hummingbird, bees )

Ruth Ann
- 961 days ago -
The hummingbird doing rolls chasing a bee is not to be missed and check out the baby bat under its mother. If you never knew what goes on in the garden when you aren't paying attention, watch this. Aren't we lucky we are part of this world!?

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