Bees

How Can We Save Threatened Wild Bee Species?

One scientist thinks farmers, equipped with an app, can help<p>There are more than 4,000 wild bee species native to North America and Hawaii. Of the …

Agriculture

Honey Bee 2 movie review: Macha, Bhavana & Co are wasted in this dull Asif Ali-centric sequel

Writer-director Lal Jr’s <i>Honey Bee 2</i> takes off where the first film left off, recounting the suicide bid by Sebastian aka Seban (played by Asif Ali) …

Movies

Honey Nut Cheerios Wisely Builds Buzz While Saving The Bees

Cause marketing works best when the motivations of the brand and the cause are intimately intertwined. The latest effort from Honey Nut Cheerios, “#BringBackTheBees,” proves this point by giving both bees and its brand a buzz-building boost.<p>Here’s a short video on the effort:<p>And here is the …

How to Protect our Disappearing Bumble Bees

On March 21, the rusty-patched bumble bee, <i>Bombus affinis</i>, officially became the first bumble bee listed for protection under the Endangered Species …

Gardening

What if all bumblebees went extinct? We'd be in 'a world of trouble'

This week, the rusty patched bumblebee officially became the first bumblebee in the U.S. to make the endangered species list. USA TODAY<p>For the first time, a bumblebee has been placed on the endangered species list. But what if they went extinct?<p>Well, if you like to eat, you should worry about …

Biodiversity

Planting native vegetation for productive crops

The University of Adelaide, working with South Australian industry groups, is helping farmers and growers design and implement native plantings to …

Agriculture

Europe poised for total ban on bee-harming pesticides

Exclusive: Draft regulations seen by the Guardian reveal the European commission wants to prohibit the insecticides that cause ‘acute risks to bees’<p>The world’s most widely used insecticides would be banned from all fields across Europe under draft regulations from the European commission, seen by …

Europe

How to photograph Bees: The fascinating world of Macro Photography

Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>March 23, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>How to photograph Bees: The fascinating world of Macro Photography www.sleeklens.com<p>Spring is …

Digital Photography

Bee expert discusses bumblebee, now officially listed as endangered

Populations of the rusty patched bumblebee, a once-common bee species, have dramatically declined during the past three decades. Many scientists who …

Biodiversity

Me & the Bees

Whether your family traditions are steeped in cultural heritage or are simply ways for your family to celebrate itself, these time-honored practices …

Business

Scientists Have Some Wild Ideas for Solving Our Big Bee Problem

The world's bees are in big trouble — even more than you might have realized.<p>Last year the U.S. lost a mind-boggling 44 percent of its honeybee colonies. Certain bee species — including the rusty-patched bumblebee and Hawaiian yellow-faced bees — are on the brink of extinction. Even "Buzz the Bee" …

Meet The Woman Rescuing Millions of Honey Bees

Yesterday, the Trump White House placed the rusty patched bumble bee, one of America’s most important pollinators, on the endangered species list. It becomes the first bumble bee in the United States to receive federal protections. To make things clear, this wasn’t an act of genuine compassion from …

What’s the Deal With Bee Pollen?

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I’m incredibly afraid of pain — and thereby terrified of getting stung by a bug of any kind. …

Health

Yet Another Reason Bees Are Screwed: Your Damn Almonds

It’s no secret that bees have been having a really rough time: Just yesterday, the rusty-patched bumble became the first bee in the continental …

Texas A&M

Innovative ‘Plan Bee’ Drone Artificially Pollinates Plants Like a Real Bee

Earlier this year, major news hit the conservation world as several species of bees were listed as endangered. The news serves as a grave reminder to help restore the rapidly declining bee population; the small insects play a crucial part in our world by pollinating plants. In North America alone, …

Drones

Beekeeper, the mobile-first communications platform for non-desk workers, raises $8M Series A

Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers that need a better way to communicate with blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has raised a further $8 million in new funding.<p>The Series A round was led by Keen Venture …

Beekeeping

Unbeelieveable: Stung By Lawsuit, Trump Administration Lists Bumble Bee As Endangered

Environmentalists are abuzz.<p>WASHINGTON — The rusty patched bumble bee, one of America’s most important pollinators, has finally landed on the endangered species list.<p>It becomes the first bumble bee — and the first of any bee species in the contiguous United States — to receive federal …

Endangered Species

These So-Called “Bee Friendly Seeds” From Cheerios May End Up Doing More Harm Than Good, Scientist Warns

It is a well-known fact that the global bee population is rapidly declining. In 2014, the U.S. lost 40% of commercial bee colonies, and in 2016 there …

Agriculture

"Thousands" of bees cling to side of plane, delay flight

"Everybody requested free honey," passenger jokes after flight from Miami gets delayed for hours

Aviation

Cheerios Are Giving Out Wildflower Seeds To Help Honey Bees

The cereal brand's new campaign is doing its part to help bees by giving out millions of seeds in an effort to start rebuilding the population

Here’s How You Can Help Save The Bees

With bee populations plummeting worldwide, scientists are desperate to end the plight of the little pollinators. After U.S. beekeepers lost 44% of …

Country Lifestyle

Cheerios Is Under Fire For Giving Away Billions Of Invasive Wildflower Seeds

As you probably remember, Buzz, the Cheerio mascot, kind of went missing last week. His disappearance is part of General Mills’ campaign to raise awareness about the dwindling population of bees. In addition to extracting Buzz from boxes, General Mills also has plans for a 3,300 acre bee habitat. …

General Mills

What is killing bees? Why we should worry about Colony Collapse Disorder

The number of bees across the globe has been in decline for the past 50 years. The phenomenon is called Colony Collapse Disorder, which can kill off …

The Honey Nut Cheerios Box Is Changing For A Disturbing Reason

The next time that you pick up a box of Honey Nut Cheerios, you'll notice a very important thing missing. No, not the toys, they've never been in this particular cereal. Look closer. BuzzBee, the lovable bee mascot, is gone. General Mills announced that Honey Nut Cheerios boxes will be without the …

Agriculture

The Cheerios bee rescue: Can corporations help save pollinators?

Many bee species have been on the decline for decades, but a new promotion from Cheerios hopes to raise awareness of their plight.<p>March 20, 2017 —All …

General Mills

Yikes -- Cheerios' attempt to save the bees just backfired majorly

Cheerios cereal brand is under fire for sending out billions of potentially disease-spreading seeds in an attempt to help save bees from …

AOL

Bees are dying -- what can we do about it?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maybe you could stand to live in a world without honey. But what about almonds, pears, avocados, grapes and -- dare we say -- wine?<p>Most plants rely on bees and other natural pollinators to produce some of nature's most nutritious and beloved foods.<p>But pollinators, a diverse group that …

Agriculture

Bees Have Emotions and Moods. But Do They Have Feelings and Consciousness?

The honeybee is in deep trouble. Colony collapse disorder (CCD), a condition whose cause isn’t known, has occurred in 42% of colonies within the US, …

Psychology

Exploring Mother Nature’s Miracles

The average human brain has 100 billion neuron cells and boasts another 100 trillion synapses. Now, that’s an amazing amount of memory and …

Nature

Parliament House abuzz with plan for new beehives

The lost tradition of beekeeping at the home of Australian federal politics is set to be restored as specialist beehives are added to the grounds of …

Brisbane