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Help save the bees during the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

Sudbury.com - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Friends of the Earth Canada is calling on residents of Sudbury to join the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count and help scientists learn more about these important pollinators.
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A Buzzworthy Note on Bees

Alternatives Journal (blog) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Passing an anthill, a lake with ducks and a bee's nest, the two older brothers wanted to see the creatures suffer, however the younger brother did not allow it.
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'Apitourism' is a growing worldwide culture for bee-seeking travellers

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It was on a weekend trip to California that I first discovered an affinity with bees. It is hard to exaggerate the (dare I say it) buzz you get when you get up close and personal with a hive full of bees. At Carmel Valley Ranch, I was invited to ...
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Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count creates buzz for bee "census"

Cantech Letter - ‎16 hours ago‎
bee Environmental advocacy group Friends of the Earth Canada is encouraging Canadians to participate in the first annual Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count, an event aimed at raising awareness about drastic declines in bumble bee populations and ...

Bees squirt water at each other to keep friends cool in hot weather

Metro - ‎11 hours ago‎
It's long been a bit of a mystery how bees manage to keep their hives cool in scorching hot temperatures. It's actually thanks to an industrious group of 'water collector' bees, whose job it is to collect cool water from puddles and spit it back out at ...
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Bees swarm pickup truck in downtown Winnipeg

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A swarm made a beeline for a pickup in downtown Winnipeg. The bees took a liking to a pickup truck parked near the Fairmont Hotel, just a short buzz from Portage and Main.

Tsinghua University scientists reveal how bees 'twerk' as they fly

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A quick YouTube search for 'twerking' brings up thousands of videos of people demonstrating the latest dance craze. But it seems that humans may not be the only species who can twerk.

NYPD Bee Squad Ready for Sting Operations on Urban Swarms

ABC News - ‎41 minutes ago‎
The NYPD bee brigade responds to dozens of calls each spring and summer, including some recently where officers used vacuums to remove grotesque, wiggling masses of tens of thousands of bees from a lamppost near Grand Central Terminal, the awning ...

Taylors of Harrogate have built the first luxury bee hotel

Metro - ‎4 hours ago‎
We know that bees have been under threat for a while due to changes in the UK countryside. But one company has now decided to take matters into their own hands - by building the world's first luxury bee hotel. Taylors of Harrogate created it after it ...

More bees could boost BC blueberries by $20-million says Vancity report

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A shortage of bees is holding back B.C.'s thriving blueberry industry from its full potential, according to a new report from Vancity.

Calgary offers bee tree discount to help support pollinators

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The City of Calgary is offering discounts on trees to help save local bees. From now until Sept. 1, customers can print a coupon to save 10 per cent on a tree purchase from a participating retailer.
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BC bee industry abuzz in big bucks

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
The report, called Sweet Deal: The value of bees to B.C.'s economy, found that while retail sales for B.C. honey doubled from $8 million to $16 million between 2014 and 2015, the primary benefit of bees to our economy is a result of pollination, valued ...

Video: Thousands of bees swarm parked truck near Portage and Main

MetroNews Canada - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Video: Thousands of bees swarm parked truck near Portage and Main. Winnipeg beekeeper Chris Kirouac removed the swarm with smoke from burning cardboard and a brush.

Gardening to Distraction: Bees in Feeders

Waynesville Daily Guide - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Between calls and emails, you would have thought bees were taking over the world— or at least, mid-Missouri. I don't blame the callers for being concerned.

Bees sloth it in dumped couch in southern suburbs of Perth

WAtoday - ‎17 hours ago‎
Scientists have long claimed bees can learn colours and smells and be trained to fly through complicated mazes, despite having a brain the size of a sesame seed.

Wild bees can now check in at the Claremont Hotel

Berkeleyside - ‎5 hours ago‎
The bee hotel was designed in partnership with Pollinator Partnership as a spot for nesting and reproduction, rather than producing honey, like in a beehive.
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Bee death rate rekindles debate

Brockville Recorder and Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The following is the first of a two-part report on honey bees, how the beekeeping industry fared through the winter and an ongoing debate about the affects pesticide use has on pollinators.

Bumblebee census takes flight in Ottawa

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
As pollinators, bumblebees, like honey bees, play a key role in the ecosystem. "Bees are absolutely essential for pollinating flowers and vegetables," says Beatrice Olivastri, CEO of Friends of the Earth Canada.

How bees shake their rump: Study explains 'telescoping'

UPI.com - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
BEIJING, July 25 (UPI) -- New research explains how honey bees wiggle their abdomen, a movement scientists have dubbed "telescoping.
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EXCLUSIVE: Bees living in utility box kill dog, sting homeowner

KTRK-TV - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A bee colony living inside of a utility box killed a Harris County dog, its owners say. KTRK. By Jessica Willey. Friday, July 22, 2016 10:11PM.
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