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Beeswax plant fire ruled accidental

Investigators have concluded that a fire which destroyed a building at a beeswax purification plant in Winfred, Aberdeen was accidental and resulted from solvent that vaporized and ignited. Read more

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Swamp-fire smoke may have lowered bees’ honey production

Smoke from the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge hung over Joe Taylor’s hives and many others in Hampton Roads for weeks this spring and summer. Taylor and others think that could have kept the insects inside when they otherwise … Continue reading

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Beekeeper accidentally started Port Hills fire

A beekeeper tending his hives with a smoking device has been blamed for accidentally starting one of two major scrub fires on Christchurch’s Port Hills yesterday. Read more

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Fire devestates beekeeping

Turkey, the country that produces 92 percent of the worlds pine honey, has been troubled with forrest fires. Read more

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