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Plant a garden to save the bees

Toronto Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
Just as citizens created victory gardens for food during the world wars, we need to plant pollen- and nectar-rich gardens to save the bees. That's the message Lori Weidenhammer lays out in Victory Gardens for Bees. Weidenhammer, a bee expert and garden ...
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Bees battle many pathogens

Alberta Daily Herald Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
Entomologist Abdullah Ibrahim of the Beaverlodge Research Farm takes a sample from one of the 20 bee colonies for research during Grande Prairie Regional College's Molecular Diagnostics of Honey Bee Pathogens workshop at the National Bee ...
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Urbanites urged to count, nurture bees

London Free Press - ‎19 hours ago‎
That's the name of a new campaign intended to create new urban habitats for native wild bees and to safeguard them from pesticides.
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Millions of bees released in interstate crash

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - A semi carrying beehives crashed on a Wyoming highway, unleashing millions of bees that hovered in a giant swarm over the roadway.
Truck crashes, releases millions of bees
Bees swarm roadway

Bees infesting home attack and kill the family dog

WABC-TV - ‎May 5, 2016‎
"My dog was covered up with bees. I'm looking through the window, but I couldn't just sit there and watch so I just went out there and untied her," Howard explained.

Miami cold spell has chilling effect on tropical bees

Phys.Org - ‎9 hours ago‎
A non-native oil bee Centris nitida visits a native Malpighiaceae plant at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden. Credit: Haydee Borrero, FIU.

Vancouver police 'sting' operation nets 30000 bees

MetroNews Canada - ‎19 hours ago‎
Vancouver police 'sting' operation nets 30,000 bees. Beekeepers ushered 30,000 bees into their new temporary home at the community garden on the rooftop of VPD's Cambie detachment on Wednesday morning.

Lincoln residents stumble upon swarm of bees Thursday

KETV Omaha - ‎19 hours ago‎
"I was curious why there were so many bugs flying around, then I realized they were bees," Frazier said. "They just showed up.

Man suspected of stealing five million bees from Quebec beekeeper

MetroNews Canada - ‎21 hours ago‎
VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - A 36-year-old man has been arrested in the theft of five million bees in Quebec. Provincial police say the bees have not yet been found. They suspect the accused also made off late last month with 180 hives belonging to Jean-Marc ...
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Next-generation flying robots could be inspired by bees, scientists create breakthrough model

The News Minute - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scientists have created a computer model to look at how bees use vision to detect the movement of the world around them and avoid crashes, a breakthrough which could help develop autonomous flying robots.
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SQ arrests man in connection with Quebec bee theft

CTV News - ‎18 hours ago‎
A 36-year-old man appeared in court Thursday in connection with the theft of nearly five million bees from an apiary near Victoriaville.

Insecticide toxic to bees promoted to kill Vancouver chafer beetles

CBC.ca - ‎May 4, 2016‎
"By applying to lawns, bees that are nesting in lawns are going to die. These bees are extremely important pollinators in our Vancouver urban ecosystems.

Something Wild: How Are the Bees Doing?

New Hampshire Public Radio - ‎6 hours ago‎
It would be really cool if you could mention the bees and what kind of plants the bees pollinate (and are exposed to) throughout the various seasons.

Bee wary: Local bee keeper, police warn of bees

The Killeen Daily Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Michael Zambrano, owner of Zee's Bees in Killeen, was called to remove the hives when several city workers were attacked Thursday while attempting to clear a nearby alley.

The berries and the bees: See how insects could make a big breakthrough in strawberry science

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 2, 2016‎
As vice-president of research at Bee Vectoring Technologies, of Mississauga, Mr. Mason is checking to see how well the company's system is doing on the small plot that the owner of a North Carolina farm has allowed him to work with.

'Bee hotels' being built by Sarnia, Ont., group

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Simple versions can be holes drilled into pieces of wood that provide a place for solitary bees to nest. Others can be made out of phragmites stems, which are stacked in a structure.
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Will ship bees, won't cross bears: Canada Post is more than just mail delivery

The Globe and Mail - ‎May 5, 2016‎
One sure way to incense a Canadian with door-to-door mail-delivery service: threaten to take it away. In a move to cut costs, the former Conservative government had begun phasing out door-to-door delivery in favour of community mailboxes, which Canada ...

Save the bees, save the world

The Star - ‎12 hours ago‎
Our MPs are currently considering this, yet bees are essential, not only to pollinate plants, but also to biodiversity and they play a major part in our food chain, quite apart from our own wellbeing.

New research suggests not all neonics harm bees

AgraNet (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Neonicotinoid insecticides should not be clubbed together while assessing risks to bees and risk needs to be considered independently for each compound and target species, according to research by the UK's University of Dundee and University of St ...

Protect Our Bees... or Buy a Lot of Q-Tips!

Huffington Post - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Our bee population here in the United States is under threat, and has been declining. It is threatened by loss of habitat, pesticides, CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder), pests, pathogens, viruses, diseases, a lack of genetic diversity, and potentially ...
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