During election season, it’s completely normal to see front yards covered with campaign signs. But now that the election season is over, what should be done with all these political signs? Rather than toss it in the trash, a beekeeper in Florida is asking people to donate them … [Read more...] about Have an old campaign sign? Donate it to a beekeeper!
When it comes to beekeeping, the number of winter deaths within a bee colony is a crucial indicator of the colony’s health. Colonies will always see a percentage of the population wiped out by colder temperatures and less abundant flowers, but what’s most important in this case … [Read more...] about American honeybees are bouncing back after a bad year
Dressed in a protective bee suit on the base of Morava mountain in southeast Albania, 68-year-old Gezim Skermo had a wonderful declaration to make: “It’s been a golden year for bees.” At least, in Albania that is the case. With factories and farms silenced by the coronavirus … [Read more...] about Albanian beekeepers expect a record year as bees thrive during the pandemic
Beekeepers frequently open up their hives to check on them, but doing so adds to their workload and stresses out the bees. That's why a team of Dutch entrepreneurs set out to develop a high-tech alternative, resulting in the BEEP base hive-monitoring system. The base itself is … [Read more...] about This innovative device helps beekeepers take better care of their hives
Do coal miners really love mining coal—and therefore, advocate to keep coal mines open? Or is it that they need the income that coal mining gives them to support themselves and their families? For most miners, the latter is the truth, but as more coal mines across the country … [Read more...] about These displaced coal miners are finding new, greener work in beekeeping