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Beeswax from Spanish shipwreck found near Gold Beach

It was the amber luminescent glow of an egg-shaped object in the winter sun that grabbed Loretta LeGuee’s attention on the beach she had combed for years. Experts say it almost certainly is a chunk of beeswax from a Spanish … Continue reading

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Rainfall may increase bee populations

The pitter-patter of rainfall may lead to the buzz of bees. Recent rains have given this year’s killer bee population in the Phoenix area a jump start, say exterminators in that city, and one Somerton beekeeper says the rains could … Continue reading

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Soapy water brings bees to their knees

A swarm of bees on a North Miami hedge Tuesday proved to be no match for a city employee armed with soapy water. Read more

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A Busy Little Parasite

Pinhead-sized bee mite threatens Hawaii’s $500 million agriculture industry Read more

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New Rules to Protect Bees in Phoenix, AZ

The Valley has seen a lot of rain this year and with that rain has come swarms of bees. While bees pose a big danger, they are also a vital part of the food chain. Honey bee pollination is worth … Continue reading

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Mosquito spraying exclusion deadline 1st of March in Massachusetts

As mosquito control groups gear up for a summer of spraying, environmentalists and concerned residents who object to the chemicals have until tomorrow to exempt their properties. Read more

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Beekeepers in Wisconsin worried widespread bee kill

Beekeepers in northwestern Wisconsin say they’re losing bees in great numbers. Read more

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Buzz surrounds boy’s essay

Ryan Scappini, 13, of Inwood, always harbored two very conflicting emotions: a love of honey, and a fear of bees. Read more

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New Pesticide May be Killing Bees

David Bradshaw has endured countless stings during his life as a beekeeper, but he got the shock of his career when he opened his boxes last month and found half of his 100 million bees missing. Read more

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