Bee Health

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What Can Bees Eat?

Just like other animals, honey bees also require particular elements to reproduce and to survive. Honey bee nutrition is important because it can affect not only their production of honey and the growth of their population, but also their contribution to natural food production. Unfortunately, there are times when bees […]

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Why Do Beekeepers Color Dot Their Queens?

As we all probably know, honey bees are a collective species. They live in colonies that bring together tens of thousands of individuals. Every honey bee within the colony is important, and they all have their specific roles. However, no other bee is as important for the life of the […]

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Do Earthquakes Kill Bees?

The recent earthquake that shook California alarmed many not only because of the destruction it caused but also because of the supposed fatal effect it had on bees. The bee population is already in decline, and this recent series of bee death occurrence just hammered another nail in the proverbial […]

Are Bees Still Dying? What You Don’t Know.

It is a mind-boggling fact that these small creatures hold so much importance in our world. Deemed to be a key species, bees are now in danger of disappearing from our ecosystem. The decline in their population caused many conservationists to be alarmed and for a good reason. Majority of […]

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What would happen if bees didn’t pollinate?

Bees are the best insect pollinator there is and are responsible for about $11 – $15 billion worth of hired industrial pollination work a year. They are responsible for pollinating $30 billion worth of crops in a year. This is why the US government developed the Pollinator Protection Research Plan. […]

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Bee Killing Pesticides – What to Avoid

There’s no doubt that bees are crucial to the smooth functioning of our environment as they pollinate plants, fruits, and vegetable gardens. However, most gardens, plants or crop fields are treated with heavy use of pesticides to keep them safe from unwanted insects or pests. These pesticides protect plants, but […]