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Breeding a Better Bee?

By Idolina Maldonado Megan Garber, of The Atlantic has recently published an article discussing the possibility of combating colony collapse disorder by genetically diversifying bees. There are currently 28 different types of honey bees across...

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New Fountain of Youth?

By Allison Luxenberg The Fountain of Youth may have met its match! Homemade beauty products featuring honey are a cost effective all natural alternative to commercial products. Honey, traditionally known as a natural sweetener, usually in hot...

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Keep the Honey Flowing

Here’s a great article about Walter in the My San Antonio Local news that highlights the Central Texas Bee Rescue team and their on going efforts to keep the peace between humans and bees.  “Bee Rescue Keeps Bees Alive and Honey Flowing” By...

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Battle for Survival!

By Duane Pool The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in conjunction with other regulatory agencies have released recommendations on May 2nd, 2013 detailing the effects of parasites, disease...

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BEES are the new Bats!

By Susan Bartlett Austinites have come to love their bats. The Congress Avenue Bridge is home to over 1 million Mexican free-tailed bats.  Despite initial fear and ignorance of these now Austin icons, these bats have become an eco-tourism...

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Research Schmee-search!

By Duane Pool In light of recent Federal Department of Agriculture (F.D.A.) reports regarding Colony Collapse Disorder, the need for independent research has become even more crucial in the fight to save the honey bee. Corporate research has...

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97 Foods At Risk!

By Kathie Martel Goldsmith Children as young as the third grade understand the basic concept of pollination. They understand that pretty flowers attract insects that stop in for a snack. In the process of gathering snacks from each flower, the...

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Power-Packed Honey

By Idolina Maldonado Humans have been using natural sweeteners, such as sugar and honey, for thousands of years. India has manufactured cane sugar granules for over two thousand years and Southeast Asia has used sugar cane juice long before that...

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Bee Rescue, Maya Style!

By Duane Pool We thought you and your kids might enjoy a BEE-utiful video from “Maya the Bee.” Join  Maya as she and Willy help their friend Max the worm out of trouble. As they Bee-friend some other great insects for a great rescue...

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Tell Us How You REALLY Feel!

Check out a short video clip of our dedicated BEE-CZAR, Walter Schumacher as he provides a colorful demonstration of how keeping your cool around these industrious pollinators helps you not get stung. Remember Bees are your friends! Save Your...

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Honey Bees Going Extinct?

Photo Credit: http://ow.ly/lTvB0 By Duane Pool The in-depth 2009 documentary, Vanishing of the Bees directed by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein, brilliantly illustrates the disappearance of honey bees around the world and explains some of the...

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