What's killing the bees? TIME magazine examines the crisis
In a cover story for TIME magazine ... are being pushed out of the business. So what's killing the honeybees? Pesticides — including a new class called neonicotinoids — seem to be harming bees even at what should be safe levels. Biological threats ...
Mate and checkmate in queen bees' dueling
When you have too many queens, it's only a matter of time before ... last year. Then, in the split, the most unique discovery - an all-black queen bee. She was stylish, in evening wear. And ready to mate. We closed both hives, and let them do what bees ...
Two people stung by bees back at home
Bees have attacked people and animals in Victoria in the past. Below are a few of the incidents: • September 2009: Bees swarmed and killed an 81-year-old man while he was ... were stung multiple times and taken to area hospitals. "They're both back ...
Report Says Fewer Bees Perished Over the Winter, but the Reason Is a Mystery
The collapse of bee populations around ... who treat them four or five times a year do better than those who treat them only once or twice, he said. The new report will not satisfy those who argue that the loss of bees can be traced to a class of ...
Lunar New Year a busy time for fortunetellers
"I need to know if this may be or not be the year for me to do a lot of business, or to travel," Bui explained. "Do I believe everything they tell me? I believe it a lot. "If not," he said, "I wouldn't take the time to listen."