Bees

Two boys aged 12 and 13 charged with killing half a million bees after knocking over hives

The boys are accused of damaging 50 beehives and killing 500,000 bees at Wild Hill Honey in Sioux City, Iowa.<p>Two boys in Iowa have been arrested for …

Crime

2 boys charged with felonies after half-million bees killed

The Sioux City (Iowa) Police Department said in a news release Wednesday that the incident happened Dec. 27 at Wild Hill Honey in Sioux City. Sioux …

Crime

The Little Paris Beekeeping School

<i>P</i>aris as you know, is like a jewel box, hiding endless little gems; another of which I’m going to share with you today, nestled in the iconic Jardin …

Paris

200,000 honey bees killed when vandals topple hives

As the winter weather settles into central Alabama, keep up with road conditions here.<p>School and business closings in Central Alabama for Thursday, …

Alabama

Sweet facts you never knew about honey

Honey is a natural, sweet and viscous food substance that is produced by bees and various insects. These sugary substances is collected from wild bee …

Honey

200,000 bees die when vandals topple beehives, pour gas on them

A Prunedale, Calif., man says vandals toppled 100 beehives and killed hundreds of thousands of bees after dousing them with diesel fuel.<p>Mike Hickenbottom told KSBW-TV that the Italian and Russian honeybees on his property were attacked Saturday.<p>Hickenbottom says the bees are stored on his property …

California

200,000 bees killed in attack on hives after skittish neighbors complain

About 200,000 bees died near Prunedale after their hives were toppled and sprayed with diesel fuel, KSBW8 reported.<p>The incident occurred between …

San Joaquin Valley

200,000 Honey Bees Killed When 100 Hives Doused With Gasoline in Monterey County

Approximately 200,000 honey bees died in Prunedale over the weekend after some 100 hives were toppled to the ground and soaked in gasoline, according …

Crime

The mystery of vanishing honeybees is still not definitively solved

It was one of the flashiest mysteries in the news about a decade ago — honeybee workers were vanishing fast for no clear reason. To this day, that …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Blantyre book can 'bee' a way to help

Bonnie Blantyre's bees have been buzzing about the town again.<p>Bonnie Blantyre’s three bees were buzzing with delight at the weekend after receiving …

Two kids kill half-a-million bees and wipe out a honey business, police say

Two juveniles have been charged with killing more than a half million bees at a honey business last month in Iowa.<p>The juveniles allegedly destroyed …

Crime

If we need plants, and plants need pollinators, we need pollinators too

News (Ireland)

12-Year-Old Honey Boo Boo Asks Mama June to Teach Her About the 'Birds and the Bees'

Honey Boo Boo is growing up!<p>In a PEOPLE exclusive sneak peek of Friday’s upcoming episode of <i>Mama June: From Not to Hot</i>, 12-year-old Alana “Honey Boo …

Mama June

Circadian regulation in the honey bee brain

Circadian clocks regulate the behaviour of all living things. Scientists from the University of Würzburg have now taken a closer look at the clock's …

Biology

Bees Gone Wild

As winter bears down, thoughts of summer and flowers might seem far off, but now is the time to turn our attention to the plight of pollinators and …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

People Give Sweetest Goodbye To Elephant Who Spent 60 Years Working

On Sunday, rescuers had to say a difficult goodbye to an elephant who’d lived a very hard life — but they did the sweetest thing for her.<p>Fluffy, a …

Chiang Mai

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.<p>Tinkering with retro synthesizers is nothing new—but beekeeper Bioni Samp isn’t your typical oscillator geek. He records and analyzes the frequencies of his bees, …

Stereotypes

Accidental Discovery Could Save Bees From Their Greatest Threat

German scientists primarily based out of the University of Hoffenheim have stumbled upon a simple solution that could deal a blow to honeybees' …

Scientific Research

michael candy’s synthetic pollenizer artificially pollinates bees

michael candy's synthetic pollenizer project is a conceptual intervention in real-world ecological systems using networked cybernetic flowers.The …

Growing California almonds takes more than half of US honeybees

It can be hard to see how important honeybees are to daily life. Just by looking at fully grown oranges, apples and almonds, the honeybee wouldn’t …

Farming

Cars and mining to blame for lead-contaminated honey in Sydney and Broken Hill

Residents of Broken Hill in far west NSW who eat local honey are more likely to consume lead-contaminated honey, new research shows.<p>The Macquarie …

Australian News

Virus vs disease: New bid to help our honeybees

Virus will be pitted against pathogen to combat a nasty disease hurting New Zealand's hard-working honeybees.<p>New Zealand scientists have turned to …

Biology

West Rand couple stung several times by swarm of bees

A man and his wife were transported to hospital after being stung multiple times when they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Witpoortjie in …

News (South Africa)

Elderly couple attacked by swarm of bees

An elderly couple had to be transported to hospital on Saturday afternoon after being stung multiple times by a swarm of bees in Witpoortjie in …

Senior Citizen

Lithium chloride effectively kills the honey bee parasite Varroa destructor by a systemic mode of action

Altmetric: 93<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Bettina Ziegelmann,<br>• Elisabeth Abele,<br>• Stefan Hannus,<br>• Michaela Beitzinger,<br>• Stefan Berg &<br>• Peter Rosenkranz<p><i>Scientific</i> …

PubMed

Tips to Assemble a Hobby Bee Hive Kit - Homesteading and Livestock

As homesteaders going on year three, we decided to start our journey as beekeepers.<p>It is estimated that one third of the food that we consume each …

Gardening

Utah's Native Bees Are Diverse In Traits And Species

In a recent survey at Utah State University, 99 percent of people described bees as either critical or important. The pollination services provided …

Oregon State University

Lead detected in Sydney and Broken Hill bees due to environmental pollution

Next time you are spreading honey on your crumpet have a think about how that sweet stuff, and its yellow and black creators, are affected by the …

Rethinking evolution: Butterflies came first, flowers came second

Researchers have unearthed the earliest known fossil evidence of an insect of the butterfly order. It reveals that these animals fluttered about 200 …

Molecular Biology

The Unlikely Survival of Bees in the Arctic

A new species has been identified in an archipelago once used for Soviet nuclear testing.<p>The queens of Arctic bee colonies are wrapped in luxurious …

Culture