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Think a Parasite that Kills Bees Doesn’t Affect you? Think Again.

Bees are a fantastic source of delicious golden honey. That wonderful sweet syrup that brightens up your tea and livens up your oatmeal. And that’s about all they’re good for…right? Well no. Bees actually provide us with an extremely important … Continue reading

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To bee, or not to bee: What everybody needs to know about Varroa destructor.

Varroa destructor is a small creature causing big problems. But what exactly is Varroa destructor, and why should you care? What is Varroa destructor? Varroa destructor is a species of mite. They have eight legs, are 1-2mm in length and … Continue reading

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Pesticides Are Slowly Killing Our Bees

You know that wild and honey bee populations across the globe are in decline, right? Commonly called colony collapse disorder, our bees are getting sick and the populations are in rapid decline. As yet there is no consensus on the cause … Continue reading

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