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Zombie honeybees discovered in Washington state

A novice beekeeper in Washington state said this week that he’s found evidence that a parasite which takes control of honeybees much like an imagined “zombie” virus is spreading into new areas, according to The Seattle Times. Read More

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Obama Homebrews White House Honey Ale For Medal Of Honor Recipient

For his Wednesday evening beer summit with Medal of Honor winner Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer, President Obama served up some of the White House’s own homebrewed Honey Ale. Les mer

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Can honey bees save the state budget? Tax exemptions eyed

Faced with a $2.6 billion operating budget deficit, Gov. Chris Gregoire says just about everything is being considered. Read more

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Rap video aims to save honeybees

So you think you can dance? Can you do the honeybee? Read more

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“Don’t Step on a Bee Day” in Washington

“Was you ever bit by a dead bee?” Remember Walter Brennan in To Have and Have Not? July 10th is National “Don’t Step on a Bee Day.” Read more

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Is the Agency Hiding Colony Collapse Disorder Information?

The Natural Resources Defense Council filed a lawsuit today to uncover critical information that the US government is withholding about the risks posed by pesticides to honey bees. Read More

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