12 Techniques That Will Help You Survive a Deadly Battle With an Animal

• Dark colors attract the attention of bees. So if you are wearing a dark T-shirt, the chance of getting stung by a bee is much higher.<br>• If there is a …


Beefriendly Backyards

Bees in our backyards – what’s all the buzz about?<p>We need our bees! Bees pollinate around 2/3rds of Australia’s food and yet their numbers are …


Rainiers Clipped By Bees In Extras, 2-1

In his second start after a brief disabled list stint, Tacoma right-hander Rob Whalen worked five innings and allowed just one run on four hits. He …

Salt Lake City

Answer Man: Hummingbirds, bees MIA this year?

CLOSE<p>Dale and Paula Heyes hold the first honey harvest since they started raising bees in their backyard more than a year ago.<p>Today’s batch of …

North Carolina

Crunch time: Selecting some more nuts

The price of shares in Select Harvests (ASX code SHV) has had the Punter humming to himself like bees in almond blossom, but recently it has not been …

Financial Services

Result: Rowe & King Llandow Round 3

<i>David Bees and Gruffudd Lewis of Ribble Pro Cycling winners at Rowe & King Llandow Round 3 on Tuesday (July 17) – Wales</i><p><b>Result: Rowe & King Llandow</b> …

Cycling (UK)

Ask SAM: When will sample ballot be available?

Q: When will the sample ballot be available for the general election?<p>S.M.<p>Answer: The Forsyth County Board of Elections tentatively plans to have …


Brie's Best Bets for Saturday, July 21

Video<p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Saturday has arrived, and I've got a fun, family-friendly way to spend the day!<p>Farm fun day is taking place at the …


Apartment residents build green roof from scratch

A green roof reduces stormwater run-off and heat generated on reflective surfaces, and encourages biodiversity.<p>The building's simple sustainable …

Green Roofs

Bees vs. Rainiers Wrapup | 07/21/18

The Official Site of Minor League Baseball web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and …

Minor League Baseball

Kilkenny has chosen its own county insect... and it's the garden bumblebee

Image: Shutterstock/Mr. Meijer<p>Image: Shutterstock/Mr. Meijer<p>THE COUNTY OF Kilkenny has its own insect ambassador after the council passed a motion to …

Green Party

'Hemp Is A Godsend For Bees,' Says This Colorado Insect Expert

That's right, growing cannabis and hemp plants could help save the bees.<p>A researcher from Colorado who specializes in insect interactions with hemp …


Arizona landscapers struck by swarms of bees

The two separate bee attacks in Scottsdale, Arizona, left one man in critical condition and officials desperately searching for one of the hives.


Country diary: when a crab spider executes plan bee

I was cutting a bunch of antirrhinums when I noticed a dark shadow inside one of the nose-like flower capsules. When I pinched open the lobed petals, I was surprised to discover an entombed common carder bee. Honeybees often struggle to enter and exit these snap-jawed blooms, as they don’t have …


Bees Are Smart But Don't Try Training Them at Home

Back in 1988, two entomologists, Joe Lewis and Jim Tumlinson, joined in a project that, for the first time, uncovered the ability of an insect to …


Meet the leafcutter bee: Holes punched in leaves means prolific pollinator is nearby

Have you noticed leaves or even flower petals on your plants with perfect quarter-inch to half-inch circles cut in them? I have really noticed them …

Honey Bees

Artist Paints Iconic Movie And Cartoon Characters As Bees, And The Result Is Extremely Cute

Camilla d'Errico is a Canadian urban temporary painter, toy designer, character creator and comic artist. She’s been interesting in art since she a …


A Honeybee Heart has Five Openings and Buzz review – the wonders of bee life

Early on in Helen Jukes’s <i>A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings</i> she ponders the increasing popularity of urban beekeeping, referring to the idea that “one possible psychological response to the apprehension of a threat is to begin producing idealised versions of the thing we perceive of as being at …


"Electronic tongue" has a taste for hinky honey

It's possible that the honey you buy in the supermarket isn't pure – unscrupulous suppliers will often dilute it with cheaper substances such as corn …

Juan Soto

11 must-read books for Canadian kids this summer

Looking for something cool for the kids to read this hot summer? Check out these must-read books that will help make your family's summer a …


Bee friendly market event

MONTGOMERYSHIRE Friends Of The Earth are holding a family Bee Friendly Event at The Glanhafren Market Hall on Saturday, July 21, from 11am until …


Why do bees buzz?

<b>Gard Otis, a professor of environmental biology at the University of Guelph in Ontario who studies bee behavior, ecology and evolution, explains.</b><p>Bees …


HG calendar July 21-29: stave off the heat with these cool events

Enjoy the summer months with local garden events.


Bees sting tree-cutting parks worker several hundred times as he hangs upside-down

A swarm of bees stung a New Hampshire tree cutter several hundred times Thursday as he dangled upside-down mid-air, authorities said.<p>The unidentified …

New Hampshire

Bees at risk

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>“Earth Talk: How can the public monitor pesticide levels?” (Web, July 10) highlighted the dangers to bees of the overuse of …

European Union

British honeybees exposed to more pesticides than 25 years ago

<b>British honeybees are now exposed to six times greater levels of pesticides than 26 years ago, according to a study analyzing UK government pesticide</b> …

World News

The Honeybee

Environmentalism has long held a place in literature for children. It has been over 40 years since Dr. Seuss’s Lorax first spoke for the trees. New …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Farmers pledge to ‘feed’ a million bumblebees this summer

Concerned about Britain’s pollinators, two pig farmers from Suffolk have pledged to provide food for a million bumblebees this summer<p>Brothers Mark …

Good News

Drought area of Michigan doubled in the past week

Dry weather in the last week was enough to cause the drought areas to expand in Michigan.<p>The image above shows the moderate drought area is now …

Ann Arbor

New Hampshire worker cutting down tree stung by hundreds of bees

Five neighbors who tried to help the man were also stung.

New Hampshire