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Bacteria From Bees Confirmed as Possible Alternative to Antibiotics

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Not just a possible alternative – but totally a preferable alternative to antibiotics whenever possible. People are already using this incredible healing substance without having needed a nod of approval from researchers. And no, we’re not talking about using the actual bees. While consumers of raw honey can tell you that it

Not Just the Bees – Pesticides Wiping Out Birds Too

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times Netherlands researchers fear the second coming of Silent Spring. “Neonicotinoids were always regarded as selective toxins. But our results suggest that they may affect the entire ecosystem,” says Hans de Kroon of Radboud University and co-author of a study recently published in Nature journal. It’s not just the bees. There

This New Finding Explains Why Bees Are Disappearing

Amanda Froelich, Guest Waking Times The secret is out – bees have been disappearing for almost a decade now, and scientists are scrambling to understand why. Some sources relay that the colonies all across the world are vanishing due to pesticides, electromagnetic frequencies, mites, and even GMO crops, but what researches have recently found to be the cause of the

It’s Time To Protect Our Bees

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times EU commissioners, Capitol Hill and international agencies are finally taking notice to mass bee deaths around the world. A few months after the groundbreaking decision to suspend the use of three neonicotinoids shown to be highly toxic to bees, the European Commission is moving forward again with a proposal

Are Honey Bees Our Proverbial Canaries in the Coal Mine?

Becky Mundt, Green Med Info Waking Times Recent reports of mass bee deaths at single locations have raised alarm among environmentalists, entomologist and concerned citizens around the world. The June 17th Wilsonville Oregon incident resulted in over 50,000 dead bumble bees, honey bees and other pollinators. The bees literally dropped dead while feeding on the

Bees and Flowers Communicate Using Electrical Fields

Waking Times Flowers’ methods of communicating are at least as sophisticated as any devised by an advertising agency, according to a new study, published today in Science Express by researchers from the University of Bristol. However, for any advert to be successful, it has to reach, and be perceived by, its target audience. The research shows for

Beekeepers Expect “Worst Year For Bees”

Paul Towers, Pesticide Action Network Waking Times “We’re facing the extinction of a species.” That’s what one Midwest-based large-scale commercial beekeeper told me last week at the annual gathering of the American Honey Producers Association (AHPA). And he meant it. Bee losses have been dramatic, especially in recent years. And beekeepers are feeling the sting.

The Latest Weapon in the War on Cancer: Honey Bees

Mercola  Waking Times Propolis, the “caulk” honeybees use to patch holes in their hives, has been used as a natural remedy since ancient times, treating ills ranging from sore throats and burns to allergies. New research has revealed another exciting use for this seemingly miraculous substance, this time in the fight against cancer. Propolis Slows

Zombie Bees Today – Are Zombie People Next?

Anne Gordon, RN Waking Times Sounds like a science fiction horror story, but it is what is happening. Today, I heard about Zombie Bees being found now in Washington State, and a new swarm sighted in British Columbia. What? It is thought these bees are infected with a parasitic fly causing them to erratically fly

Mystery of the Disappearing Bees: Solved

Thousands of scientific sleuths have been on this case for the last 15 years trying to determine why our honey bees are disappearing in such alarming numbers. “This is the biggest general threat to our food supply,” according to Kevin Hackett, the national program leader for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s bee and pollination program.

The Study of the Life of Bees from the Standpoint of the Soul

In this pivotal time when life on earth is in transition on so many levels, the bees enter our awareness worldwide through their struggles. They can become an inspiration for a change in our cultural, emotional, and agricultural landscape.

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