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Importance of Bees - British Beekeepers Association (BBKA) - Supporting honey bees in Britain

If the bees disappear, pollination will stop.  Plants disappear - and mankind can be threatened.  Remember Einstein's prophecy - bees began to disappear in 2006 - rueth

If the bees disappear, pollination will stop. Plants disappear - and mankind will terminate within four years. Remember Einstein's prophecy - bees began to disappear in

Something is killing the bees that pollinate majority of our fruit and vegetable supply at an increasingly alarming rate; EPA sued for failing to ban chemicals

Deepening honey bee crisis creates worry over food supply

April 2013 CBS THIS MORNING Report/Video Deepening honey bee crisis creates worry over food supply Bee deaths at in some hives.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make

bees on flower 4

bees on flower 4

(EnviroNews USA Headline News Desk) — Neonicotinoids, which are powerful insecticides and neurotoxins, have been found in the finished drinking water of two Iowa public water facilities. These chemicals were detected by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) researchers, whose findings were published in a study titled, Occurrence of Neonicotinoid…

If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.

I am concerned about bees and the colony collapses that are being driven by man's pesticide and herbicide use. We won't have food without the bees, simple as that. "Soylent green is people" (see the movie, Soylent Green  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soylent_green)

I am concerned about bees and the colony collapses that are being driven by man's pesticide and herbicide use. We won't have food without the bees.

As if pesticides and mysterious illnesses aren't enough to deal with, British honeybees had their worst winter since records began thanks to rainy weather

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How bees make honey. In a nutshell, the honey we eat is flower nectar that honey bees have collected, regurgitated and dehydrated to enhance its nutritional properties.

Annual. This charming zinnia will become your new garden favorite. It’s easy to grow, loves the heat and blooms with a flourish from summer to fall even in dry conditions. Orange, white and yellow daisy-like flowers about the size of a quarter cover loosely mounded plants that gently expand to fill empty spaces. Often called narrowleaf zinnia because of the slender leaves, plants are rarely bothered by mildew like other zinnias so they look nice even late in the season.

Whether you're looking for native flowers, or seeds for edible varieties, you'll find them at Botanical Interests.

Birdseed Suet Cupcake Recipe Cooking Directions provides your feathered friends with the energy they need to keep up their strength in the cold winter months.  1 pound chopped suet  1 cup mixed birdseed  1 cup yellow cornmeal  1 cup peanut butter  1 cup rolled oats  1 cup sunflower seeds Melt the suet over a low heat and stir in the ingredients until they are coated in suet. Spoon suet into a cupcake tin and chill until the suet is hardened. Place in suet feeder.

Bird Cupcake Recipe here

Treat the birds this winter with these high-energy suet treats.

Blue Orchard Bee- can do the work of 40 honey bees!

How to raise and manage orchard mason bees. Explains the natural history of mason bees. Describes the mason bee nesting patterns, mason bee pollination patterns.

Honey Bee Photograph  - Honey Bee Fine Art Print

Honey Bee: This photo of a Honey Bee was taken in Pomfret Connecticut (Wyndham Land Trust).

Mystery solved: Here's what's killing beesResearchers finally pin down the most likely cause of the insects' widespread collapse -- and the fix will not be easy.By Kim Peterson 17 hours agoShare967

Could "Colony Collapse Disorder", which has destroyed half of the honeybee hives that farmers need to pollinate fruit and vegetable crops, be caused by a combination of pesticides and fungicides?

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