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The Sweet Music and Savage Love of Bees
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, society, bees, endangered )

Lone
- 25 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
- 84 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 )

Cal
- 134 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
Offbeat  (tags: bees, landmines, sniffing, training )

Beatrice
- 209 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
- 219 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
- 250 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Shaheen
- 281 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
- 283 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
- 295 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
- 298 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
- 321 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
- 333 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
- 624 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
- 769 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
- 804 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.
 

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