Honeybees beat the heat

Insects fan wings to manage deadly temperatures By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Honeybees gather at the entrance of their new home after beekeepers transferred 25,000 honeybees to two hives installed on the lawn of the governor’s mansion in Olympia, Wash. Ted S. Warren, Associated Press   Honeybees have developed a way to survive sharp climate … Continue reading Honeybees beat the heat

Flow Hives for Bees

  https://vimeo.com/127851841   Raising backyard bees may help prevent colony collapse disorder—and you get delicious honey. But first-time beekeeping can be daunting. So Cedar and Stuart Anderson, an Australian father-son beekeeping team, designed the FLOW Hive, a wooden box that drips the sweet stuff from spigots into jars, letting you fret less about the mess … Continue reading Flow Hives for Bees

Study links bee decline to cell phones

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/europe/06/30/bee.decline.mobile.phones/index.html   By  Sasha Herriman, CNN London, England (CNN) -- A new study has suggested that cell phone radiation may be contributing to declines in bee populations in some areas of the world. Bee populations dropped 17 percent in the UK last year, according to the British Bee Association, and nearly 30 percent in the United States … Continue reading Study links bee decline to cell phones