Different Strategies Needed To Protect Different Bee types Finds UK Study

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Great yellow bumblebee (Bombus distinguendus) on Centaurea nigra. (Pieter Haringsma/Newsflash)

A study using 10 years of citizen science data from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk scheme has found that a variety of targeted conservation approaches are needed to protect UK…

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Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths

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Picture shows the beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

More people than ever have taken up beekeeping in Austria - despite fears of virus deaths and the effects climate change. Statistics provided by the Austrian Ministry for Agriculture, Regional…

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Russia Announces Plans To Open Bee Museum In 2023

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Picture shows bee toys, exhibits of Museum and Exhibition Center of the Medynsky district of the city of Medyn, Russia in an undated photo. The Center will participate in the application for a grant from the Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives. (Elena Merker/Newsflash)

https://youtu.be/x6f4Q1AiYiY A museum dedicated to celebrating bees that is scheduled to open in 2023 in Russia is revealed in an exclusive new video. 'The Bee Museum' will be operated from…

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90-Year-Old Beekeeper Claims Stings Boost His Immune System

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Beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, touches the bees with a hand, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

One of Germany's oldest beekeepers deliberately gets stung at the beginning of each season, claiming bee venom boosts his body's immune system. Former chemist Heinz Hoffmann, 90, who is the…

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Un-bee-lievable Boost In Honey Yields

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North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany in an undated footage. Beekeepers harvested significantly more honey this spring than in previous years. (Newsflash)

Bee experts have revealed that a dry and sunny spring has caused a bumper yields of honey. Colonies in Germany are producing an average of 21.2 kilogrammes (46.7 lbs) of…

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Scientists Develop Honey-Based Bee DNA Test To Monitor Hive Health

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Illustrative image: Honeybee harvesting pollen and carrying it to its pollen basket. (Yannis Varouhakis (instagram.com/varouhakis)/Newsflash)

Scientists have developed an innovative method to examine DNA traces in honey which could help with the early identification of health problems in a hive as a deadly new disease…

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Honeybee Populations Could Be Wiped Out Worldwide By Wing Plague

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A picture showing honeycomb from a beehive by the Martin Luther University Halle located in the German town of Wittenberg. (Uni Halle, Markus Scholz/Newsflash)

The global honeybee population could be endangered by a newly discovered deadly virus, a leading scientist has warned. Prof Dr Robert Paxton from Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg (MLU) in…

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Bee Diversity Vital For Healthy Ecosystems On Planet

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A bee of the genus Ceratina on a plant of the genus Ipomoea (morning glory). (Joe Zientek/Newsflash)

Scientists assessing the level of diversity among bee species necessary for sustaining populations of wild plants have concluded that ecosystems rely on many bee species to flourish, not just a…

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New Bee Species Discovery Gives Hope For Wild Bee Preservation

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Israeli researchers find a new bee species, Lasioglossum dorchini

A new bee species have been discovered offering hope amid reports of their dwindling populations with many appearing on endangered species lists. According to researchers led by Professor Yael Mandelik…

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