Tag Archives: japan

Honeybee-killing mites invade Japan

The mites, known by the scientific name Acarapis woodi and measuring 0.1 millimeter long, were found having parasitized in bees’ airways, according to the investigation by Nagoya University and the National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Science, based in Tsukuba, … Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Diseases and pesticides | Tagged , | Comments Off

As The Crow Flies, Tokyo Battles Avian Pest

For nearly a decade, the city of Tokyo has been waging war on its crows. Read more

Posted in Asia | Tagged | Comments Off

Japanese companies tour Alberta honey producer operations

Three businessmen from two Japanese companies, Sojitz Foods Corporation and Kato Brothers Honey Corporation, visited Alberta in mid-July to learn more about Alberta’s beekeeping and honey production industry. Read more

Posted in Asia, Business, North America | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Honeybee Collapse Strikes Japan

For the first time, Japan has been hit with a large-scale collapse of honeybee populations like that experienced in other countries around the world. Read more

Posted in Asia, Diseases and pesticides | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Ex-teacher to reintroduce bees to Goto Islands

A 71-year-old former high school teacher is determined to haul beehives housing tens of thousands of honeybees into the Goto Islands, a designated national park located west of Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. Read more

Posted in Asia | Tagged | Comments Off

The mystery of the missing honeybees in Shiiba, Japan

Shiiba is so well known for its honey that two years ago, to capitalize on the fame, local residents here launched a special Shiiba brand. There’s just one problem. The honeybees have all but disappeared. Read more

Posted in Asia, Biology, Misc | Tagged | Comments Off