A GHOST IN THE MAKING: RUSTY-PATCHED BUMBLE BEE DOCUMENTARY

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Everyone has heard about bee declines, but with so much attention focused on domesticated honeybees, someone has to speak up for the 4,000 species of native bees in North America. Natural history photographer Clay Bolt is on a multi-year quest to tell the stories of our native bees, and one elusive species – the Rusty-patched […]

57 Different Pesticides Found In Poisoned Honeybees

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European honeybees are being poisoned with up to 57 different pesticides, according to new research published in the Journal of Chromatography A. A new method for detecting a whole range of pesticides in bees could help unravel the mystery behind the widespread decline of honeybees in recent years, and help develop an approach to saving them. […]

Bacteria From Bees Possible Alternative To Antibiotics

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Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia, before honey — as we now know it — was manufactured and sold in stores. So what is the key to its’ antimicrobial properties? Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified a unique group of 13 lactic acid bacteria found in fresh honey, from the […]

Bee Pollen: Nature’s Fountain Of Youth

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Bee pollen can be described as one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. It has been referred to as a “Nature’s fountain of youth” because it provides so many health benefits. Bee pollen is often referred to as nature’s most complete food. Human consumption of bee pollen is praised in the Bible, other […]

The Vanishing of the Bees – Documentary

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Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. Commercial honeybee operations pollinate crops that make up one out of every […]