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Could This Pollinating Drone Replace Butterflies and Bees?
Offbeat  (tags: Drone, Butterflies, Bees, Pollinators, Researchers )

Derek
- 72 days ago - sciencemag.org
The device is about the size of a hummingbird, and has four spinning blades to keep it soaring.
What Flower Colours Do Birds and Bees Prefer?
Offbeat  (tags: bees, birds, colors, wildlife )

Anna
- 155 days ago - abc.net.au
If you want to attract birds to your garden, you would do well to plant flowers with a red hue - like the waratah or grevillea.

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

Lone
- 294 days ago - vox.com
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 )

Jeri
- 511 days ago - lovemeow.com
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 )

Ray
- 520 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Tracy
- 556 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Kathy
- 595 days ago - kplu.org
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 )

Angie
- 735 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Kamia
- 812 days ago - takepart.com
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 )

Lone
- 881 days ago - thestar.com
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 )

Scooby
- 940 days ago - mnn.com
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 )

AWAY AWHI
- 990 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
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
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Beatrice
- 1064 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Barb
- 1075 days ago - grindtv.com
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 )

Giana
- 1106 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Beekeeper covers himself in bees to promote his honey.
 

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