Monthly Archives: March 2009

Beekeepers fight for sweeter future

East Anglia’s beekeepers have launched a trailblazing initiative worth more than £100,000 to secure the future of the nation’s honey bees. Read More

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Penn State program promotes pollinator-friendly gardening

Honeybees across the country are dying by the millions due to Colony Collapse Disorder and other environmental factors. But homeowners and gardeners can chip in to promote healthy honeybee populations, thanks in part to the educational efforts of Penn State … Continue reading

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‘No proof’ of bee killer theory

Scientists say there is no proof that a mysterious disease blamed for the deaths of billions of bees actually exists. Read More

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California Honey Output Up Despite Bee Ailment

Honey production rose by more than one-third in California last year, even as beekeepers continue battling a mysterious ailment that is causing millions of honeybees to disappear. Read More

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Cuba Excels in the Therapeutic Use of Honey Derivatives

The vice-president of the commission of apitherapy from APIMUNDIA, Roch Domerego, a participant in the 2nd Cuban Congress on Beekeeping, told ACN that Cuban professionals have been working in this field of health for several years now, with very good … Continue reading

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Beekeepers launch bid to save honeybees

East Anglia’s beekeepers have launched a trailblazing initiative worth more than £100,000 to secure the future of the nations honey bees. Read More

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Greenwich students win C-SPAN film contest

After weeks of collecting film clips of honey bee colonies and newsreels on rising food prices and then interviewing leading scientists in the field on colony collapse disorder, Greenwich High School seniors Eliza McNitt and Charles Greene felt ready to … Continue reading

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City could soon allow backyard beekeeping

The bees are no longer buzzing at Jaquie Bunse’s Edmonds condo. Read More

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Don’t Blame Amateur Keepers for Declining Bees

The reason the buzz of bees was quieter last summer is because the government’s bee inspectors can’t keep tabs on us hobby beekeepers. That, at least, was the conclusion of a report yesterday from the National Audit Office. Read More

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Bees are being helped by wildlife habitats

UK farmers taking part in a pioneering wildlife habitat initiative known as WildCare, are helping to preserve bee colonies at a time when numbers are falling dramatically. Read More

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