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Saving London's bees one tag at a time

Scientists in London are using a novel technique to save the world’s bees: tagging hundreds of the insects to track their movements around cities.

Scientists in London are using a novel technique to save the world’s bees: tagging hundreds of the insects to track their movements around cities.

Science_technology

Elephants told to buzz off in South Africa national park

Elephants enjoy a good marula fruit as much as anyone. But at the Kruger National Park in South Africa their love of marula is becoming something of

Elephants enjoy a good marula fruit as much as anyone. But at the Kruger National Park in South Africa their love of marula is becoming something of

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Bee's honey could replace antibiotics

A leg wound on a horse had defied all previous attempts at treatment. That was until he was treated with a new remedy of 13 lactic acid bacteria

A leg wound on a horse had defied all previous attempts at treatment. That was until he was treated with a new remedy of 13 lactic acid bacteria

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The Plight of the Pollinators

Pollinators like bumblebees are declining in Europe. What are the causes, the consequences and the possible solutions? Researchers know that the

Pollinators like bumblebees are declining in Europe. What are the causes, the consequences and the possible solutions? Researchers know that the

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Do you know: can we survive without bees?

Bees and other pollinators are on a steep decline in Europe. What are the consequences of that silent disaster? Well, quite many, and much more

Bees and other pollinators are on a steep decline in Europe. What are the consequences of that silent disaster? Well, quite many, and much more

Nocomment

Bee stings used as alternative health treatments

A medical clinic in the Indonesian capital is using the stings of live bees to treat various illnesses, including strokes and cancer. The clinic

A medical clinic in the Indonesian capital is using the stings of live bees to treat various illnesses, including strokes and cancer. The clinic

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The Bee-lievers

Honey has been used as a medicine since time immemorial; as a remedy for digestive problems, bad circulation, breathing difficulties and – of course

Honey has been used as a medicine since time immemorial; as a remedy for digestive problems, bad circulation, breathing difficulties and – of course

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The bee-ginning of the end?

According to the British Beekeepers Association, a third of all bee colonies have died over the last year, and in some parts of the country the

According to the British Beekeepers Association, a third of all bee colonies have died over the last year, and in some parts of the country the

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Bees buzz over landmines after detection training

Croatian researchers have trained bees to detect land mines by associating the scent of the bees’ sugary food with the smell of explosives. During

Croatian researchers have trained bees to detect land mines by associating the scent of the bees’ sugary food with the smell of explosives. During

Europe

EU to ban bee-killing pesticides

Europe’s bees are in sharp decline, with up to 50 percent of colonies dying out in some parts in recent winters. Now the EU has voted to ban three

Europe’s bees are in sharp decline, with up to 50 percent of colonies dying out in some parts in recent winters. Now the EU has voted to ban three

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Bees create buzz of interest with coloured honey

How do you like your honey? In northern France beekeepers can serve you up a jar in a variety of shades of blue and green. They have not been

How do you like your honey? In northern France beekeepers can serve you up a jar in a variety of shades of blue and green. They have not been

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Cruiser wait: France plans pesticide ban

The French government is planning to ban a widely used agricultural pesticide in order to protect bees. Made by a Swiss company, it is called

The French government is planning to ban a widely used agricultural pesticide in order to protect bees. Made by a Swiss company, it is called