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Bee researchers lose their funding

Brad McClincy can look into a hive crawling with thousands of bees and tell within seconds whether it’s healthy or diseased. But as millions of Ohio honeybees get ready to pollinate crops this year, McClincy won’t visit Madison County’s 39 … Continue reading

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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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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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MP welcomes increased funding for Bee Research

Weston-super-Mare MP John Penrose has welcomed the Government’s commitment to increased funding for bee research after a sustained campaign by The British Beekeepers Association (BBKA), of which he’s a member. Read More

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The young bee crusaders: Helping to save the honey bees

“Dear Bee Scientists,” wrote 6-year-old Katie Brown of Phoenix, Ariz. “I am giving this money to you so you can help the bees. I love the bees.” Read More

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UK gov stumps £4.3m bee health funding

The environment secretary Hilary Benn today announced an extra £4.3m “to safeguard and undertake more research into the health of bees”. Read More

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Bayer Funding of Beekeepers’ Association Draws Controversy

Bayer’s role (or lack thereof — the science jury is still out) in the mass death of bees just keeps making news. The annual meeting of the British Beekeepers Association became contentious over a vote on whether the BBKA should … Continue reading

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Firm sweetens bee study with £100k

Oxfordshire firm Rowse Honey has put up £100,000 for research into why there is a worldwide shortage of honey bees and into the diseases which are killing them. Read More

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British beekeepers seek help to save honeybees

Beekeepers swarmed Parliament and the prime minister’s office on Wednesday, demanding more funds for research after the number of Britain’s honey bees dropped by nearly a third in the past year. Read More

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Beekeepers protest over hive deaths

Hundreds of members of the British Beekeepers’ Association (BBKA) from all over the country will deliver a petition to No 10 signed by more than 140,000 members of the public, calling for an immediate increase in research funding – from … Continue reading

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