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Subsidised patches to wean bees off neonicotinoids

Following a Europe-wide ban on neonicotinoids, bees are to be offered patches to help them cope with withdrawal.

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Posted: May 3rd, 2013
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HMV installs rooftop hives to help save dwindling Bee Gees

Music retailer HMV has begun a rooftop hive scheme as one of a series of initiatives aimed at saving the remaining Bee Gees population.

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Posted: Oct 21st, 2010
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3D images of honeybee colony reveal it is totally full of bees

Scientists have been blown away by the results of a new 3D technology which reveals that honeybee colonies are full of bees. ‘When we saw the pictures we simply couldn’t believe it,’ said entomologist Professor Chester Benson, ‘the whole thing is quite literally teeming with bees. There are loads of them.’

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2010
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Britain’s missing bees found working in Vietnam sweatshops

Undercover researchers from Amnesty have discovered Britain’s millions of missing bees, working around-the-clock in Vietnam to produce souvenir honey for the 2012 Olympic Games. Attempts to rescue them floundered, however, as the bees turned on their would-be saviours. ‘The conditions are fiercely hot, sticky, overcrowded and airless,’ said a spokesbee, ‘We love it.’

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Posted: Sep 15th, 2009
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