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Unexplained Mass Die-Off Hits German Hives

Bees in the German state of Baden-Württemburg are dying by the hundreds of thousands. In some places more than half of hives have perished. Government officials say the causes are unclear — but beekeepers are blaming new pesticides. Read more

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Bees disease — 1 step closer to finding a cure

Scientists in Germany have discovered a new mechanism of infection for the most fatal bee disease. American Foulbrood (AFB) is the only infectious disease which can kill entire colonies of bees. Every year, this notifiable disease is causing considerable economic … Continue reading

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Beekeeper Brings 20,000 Wasps Into Home

A German beekeeper attracted more than 20,000 wasps into his home when he brought his honeycombs indoors. Read more

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