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Exquisite Honeycomb Sculptures Explore the Relationship Between Humans and Bees
Offbeat  (tags: culture, bees, design, arts )

Shaheen
- 835 days ago - treehugger.com
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
- 837 days ago - youtube-nocookie.com
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!?
15 Household Uses for Honey
Offbeat  (tags: bees, honey, food, interesting, home remedies, cleaning, moisturizing, health, natural solutions )

Kamia
- 849 days ago - motherearthliving.com
If you're looking for natural, non-chemical solutions, and especially if you live in an area where there are bee hive keepers, honey is an ancient recipe for health, wellness, and now keeping your home up too.
Los Angeles to Give Bees Legal Status in Residential Areas
Offbeat  (tags: LA, bees, legal status )

Naoko
- 852 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
On Feb. 12, the City Council voted unanimously to begin the process of granting bees like McFarland's legal status in LA's residential areas after a lengthy lobbying effort from bee lovers of all stripes.
Urban Bees Using Plastic to Build Nests
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, bees, leaf-cutter bees, nest building, plastics )

Beatrice
- 875 days ago - projectavalon.net
In Toronto, bees were observed using shreds of plastic bags or dollops of polyurethane sealant to construct some of their nests. Leafcutter bees don't form hives like honey bees. Instead, solitary females stitch together nests, usually from plant material
400 Bee Friendly Plants That Will Make Your Garden Buzz
Offbeat  (tags: Bees, Gardening, Preservation, living, lawn garden )

Shaheen
- 886 days ago - treehugger.com
Britain's estimable Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has compiled two invaluable lists of 400 plants that provide nectar & pollen for bees. Since that's what the bees need for pollination, & that's what allows flowers to become fertilised & produce seeds
5 Ways to Help Save the Bees | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Offbeat  (tags: bees, population decline, ecology, protection, environment )

Tamara
- 1178 days ago - mnn.com
Honey bees are an important part of our ecological fabric, but their population is dwindling. See what you can do to help save the bees.
Bees Make After Eight Honey After Eating Mint Fondant
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bees )

Cher
- 1323 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Bees have started producing honey which tastes of After Eight mints after eating fondant because nectar is in such short supply after the poor summer.
French Bees Produce Blue Honey After Eating M&M Waste
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, odd, funny, interesting, bees, honey, unusual, world, unusual, wildlife )

Carrie
- 1357 days ago - geekologie.com
French beekeepers in the town Ribeauville noticed their bees started producing blue, green and red honey this summer and they couldn't figure out why. Turns out it was bee-cause the lil stingers were eating the waste from an M&M factory.
PLEASE SIGN Campaign to Save Earth's Honeybees! ACTION NEEDED
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bees, dying, price of food, increases, pesticides, destruction, nature, food, children, death, diet, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, killing, suffering, society, shopping, health, business, organic )

Kelly
- 1448 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
In fact, honeybee deaths are reaching a critical point, whereby it may not be possible to reverse the damage. The good news is that much of the population decline can be attributed to human actions, including the use of nicotine-based insecticides
France to Ban Oilseed Pesticide to Protect Bees
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bees, pesticides, ban, France )

Cher
- 1476 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll has outlined plans to ban Cruiser OSR, a neonicotinoid pesticide, and has officially asked the EU Commission to re-evaluate neonicotinoid pesticides to increase protection for bees.
Poorer Neighbourhoods Better for Bees
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, bees, wildlife, protection )

Cher
- 1483 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Gardens in poor neighbourhoods are better for bees than those in richer suburban areas, research has revealed
Garden Flowers Evolved Velcro Petals to Help Bees Cling on
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bees )

Cher
- 1488 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Garden flowers have evolved velcro-like petal surfaces to help bees in the breeze, a study has found.
Short-Haired Bumblebee Reintroduced Into Britain
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bees, reintroduction )

Cher
- 1489 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A species of bee extinct in the United Kingdom for almost a quarter of a century has been reintroduced to the wild.
Osaka Company Employees Breed Bees To Help Environment
Offbeat  (tags: Osaka, japan, bees, company employees, green project, Yanmar, honeygoodnews )

Naoko
- 1748 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
OSAKA - A group here has created a buzz with its latest "green" project -- breeding bees on the roofs of company buildings.
 

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