Biology News
The rise and fall of bees - The Economist


The Economist
A decade ago, stories of “colony collapse disorder” and crashing bee populations led to predictions of imminent ecological disaster. When the “beepocalypse” failed to materialise, humanity lost interest, but the insects' problems persist. Mr Hanson ...

Creighton biology professor researches colony collapse disorder in honey bees - KETV Omaha


KETV Omaha
The Creighton University biology professor is using the bees for research. She's trying to discover a cause for colony collapse disorder, which is a virus that sickens individual bees and causes them leave the hive so they don't infect the others ...

Biologists Find Twenty Seven New Bee Viruses - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
A team of scientists has identified 27 new viruses that infect European honeybees (Apis mellifera) and other bee species. Galbraith et al identified 27 novel viruses in bees. Image credit: Joanna Jankowski. “Populations of bees around the world are ...

Beekeeping and Bees

Vienna - Austria

Do you wish to enjoy a great hobby and at the same time earn some money? Don't you wish to have such a hobby and to earn from it and at the same time "others", in this case bees, do the job for you? If you're interested in becoming a beekeeper we will try to give you some information about this exciting vocation! Even if you don't have any experience it is still possible to start, but you need something to begin with. For example, one of those things is a bee house which is called a hive, and also you need protective clothing and of course you need good and exact information and just after that you may go searching and buying your first colony of bees, a nucleus. Now it depends on your personal preferences whether you wish to go commercial immediately or you may wish to learn beekeeping easily on your own. In addition, to inform yourself about beekeeping you need comprehensive book which shows you all aspects and I think that "Beekeeping 101" has covered all the important key areas so even a beginner or a complete novice can get the information they need to get started and enjoy beekeeping!

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