What’s two inches long with a three inch wingspan, can decapitate 40 honeybees in a minute, has a quarter-inch stinger that can kill a human, is responsible for at least six deaths in France and could be crossing the Channel and heading to Great Britain? That sounds...
For the first time, a research project has investigated how a neonicotinoid pesticide, clothianidin, affects both honeybees and wild bees in an agricultural landscape. The study shows that honeybees can cope with exposure to the pesticide, but that it has a strong negative impact on wild bees.
The changing British landscape could be contributing to the decline in its bee populations, according research. Analysis of 35 hives in 20 sites in North West England found that honeybees living near areas of extensive farmland were surviving on a lower protein diet than those in hives near natural grasslands and woodlands.
Forty-five years ago, the first Earth Day spawned great progress for our air, water and natural areas. The day activated millions of Americans, brought together political leaders of all stripes, and led to the passage of the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and other bedrock environmental laws. Show More Summary
A genetic test that can prevent the entry of 'killer' bees into Australia and their spread around the world has been created by researchers. "A number of countries have export conditions aimed at preventing any possible introduction of killer bees. Now our test will provide them with certainty and allow the safe import of bees without this biosecurity risk," a researcher said.
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A few days ago we heard “I Loved You, Honeybee,” the alternate title track to Father John Misty’s new album I Love You, Honeybear that served as the A-side to his heart-shaped exclusive Record Store Day release. Now, he’s the B-side to that release: a slow, folky ballad called “I’ve Never Been A Woman.” Listen […]
A semitruck rolled over spilling hives holding millions of honeybees into the Interstate 5 median at the Interstate 405 interchange near Lynnwood, Washington.
A semitruck rolled early Friday, spilling a load of honeybees on the Interstate 5 median at the Interstate 405 interchange near Lynnwood, Washington. As temperatures warmed and the bees became more agitated, firefighters sprayed a mixture of foam and water on the hives to slow down or kill some of the bees. Show More Summary
Record Store Day is tomorrow, and to help boost awareness for the red heart-shaped 7? from Father John Misty that will be available tomorrow, Sub Pop just released the audio. The alternate version of his latest album’s title track “I Love You, Honeybear” is cleverly re-named as “I Loved You, Honeybee.” It will be backed […]
Tomorrow is Record Store Day, and Father John Misty is putting out a limited edition vinyl to celebrate. It's a red heart-shaped disc that features an acoustic version of his I Love You, Honeybear cut "I Love You, Honeybear", here re-named as "I Loved You, Honeybee". Show More Summary
On Friday morning, a semi-truck tipped over on the interstate in Washington, spilling its contents. The truck was not carrying corndogs, cheese, or chickens. It was carrying nearly 14 million honeybees, which were returning from a job pollinating an apple orchard. Although they stayed in their boxes for a while,... More »
A semitruck full of boxes of honeybees rolled over on a highway in Lynnwood, Washington early Friday morning. Can you imagine? A semitruck full of boxes of honeybees, rolling over on a highway, of all places? Well, be(e)lieve it! Read more...
A truck that overturned on a major highway in Washington state was carrying 458 honeybee hives. Read the rest
Beekeepers continue to grapple with historically high death rates. And now something’s up with the queens.
The Green Brain Project is located in Sheffield, England, and it has one key focus: to simulate a functioning honeybee brain in software. Using a mix of neuroscience modeling, decision theory, parallel computing, […]
VIP Ink Publishing April 8, 2015 Former New Orleans Saintsation, New Orleans Hornets Honeybee, and Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Deryn Derbigny has signed with VIP Ink Publishing to tell her story of overcoming the obstacles she faced in achieving her success as a professional dancer. Her story is one of perseverance and is an encouragement to [...]
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Lowe's is saying so long to a class of pesticides that may be contributing to our dwindling honeybee population. The home improvement chain said yesterday it will phase out pesticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics; they'll be completely gone from store shelves and absent from plants the store sells by...
Jumping on the anti-neonicotinoids bandwagon with Portland is home improvement retailer Lowe’s, which says it’ll stop peddling the pesticide many critics say is to blame for declining honeybee populations. Other retailers including BJ’s...Show More Summary