Monthly Archives: February 2014

Girl, 9, takes lemonade stand to new level

AUSTIN, Texas — Nine-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has raised the bar for kids with lemonade stands everywhere. Her BeeSweet Lemonade has made that rare jump from neighborhood lemonade stand to the shelves of Whole Foods stores at The Domain and Arbor … Continue reading

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Honeybees Might be Spreading Disease to Wild Bumblebees

A new study finds that honeybees managed by beekeepers could be infecting their wild bumblebee cousins with disease. While honeybees and bumblebees come from the same bee family, the smaller honeybees live in managed hives, which beekeepers move from farm … Continue reading

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No sweet end for Boggabri bees

NELSON’S Honey Factory at Boggabri has been devastated after finding thousands of bees dead in front of their hives during a recent routine inspection. Marlene Nelson and her son John have been running the factory since the death of Marlene’s … Continue reading

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Tree trunk with feral bee colony delivered to botanical gardens in Ann Arbor

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens were abuzz with excitement. A silver maple log containing a feral colony of honey bees was delivered to the garden’s community beekeeping area Thursday morning. The bees themselves were kept quiet by the cold, but the … Continue reading

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Woman jailed for killing 2 million bees

A court has sentenced a woman to four months in prison over the deaths of about 2 million bees in a bungled pest control operation. Joanna S. (full name withheld under Polish privacy laws) was hired by local authorities in … Continue reading

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Bees bring bounty to rural families

Without a way to earn a living, many young women from Domborutinhira village were tempted to Mutare city and a life of prostitution. In 2012, though, the British Embassy got together with a group of young women in the village … Continue reading

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One Stab Of The Apocephalus Borealis Fly Creates ‘Zombie Bees’ Out Of East Coast Honey Bees

A worrisome new threat to beleaguered honey bees has reared its head in Burlington, Vermont, the Associated Press reported Wednesday, after a beekeeper there found evidence of so-called “Zombie bees” among his hives. His bees had been rendered insane by … Continue reading

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Bees ‘could fly over Mount Everest’

Bumblebees are capable of buzzing the top of Mount Everest – despite the difficulty of flying in such thin air, research has shown. Scientists captured a number of insects already foraging at almost 11,000 feet in China, and challenged them to even higher … Continue reading

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Uganda fails honey test

Ugandan honey might be sweet, but the story surrounding the failure to export it to European markets only evokes bitterness. For more than nine years, the European Union has left an open invitation for Uganda to export honey. That opportunity, … Continue reading

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