Can Artificial Intelligence Replace Essential Pollinators?

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In recent bee news, it seems technology and computers are becoming more intertwined in pollinators’ lives. Last month, we blogged about Oracle’s incredible technology to assist beekeepers worldwide in staying connected through a network designed to protect hives, food production, and bees from predators using early detection of hive irregularities. It appears now that a…

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Are Bees More Active After Bad Weather?

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I recently ran into a neighbor that told me they had been stung three times in the last couple of days by some bees on the property. We had just had some bad weather, which she attributed to the multiple stings. At first, I chuckled, thinking that could not be possible. However, the conversation piqued…

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The People’s Garden Movement Benefits People and Pollinators

Community Garden Rooftop

As the prices of essential foods have increased substantially, more people are looking to provide for themselves and not be as dependent on grocers for produce. Add the growing public interest in the environment, and it is the perfect platform for The People’s Garden movement. This movement is designed to enable and empower people to…

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Unpacking the Mystery BEE-hind Stingers

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The main thing that separates bee lovers from haters is the sting. There is never an argument about their value to the ecosystem or their importance to pollination. However, people who are highly allergic, or do not know if they are allergic, are struck with fear when encountering a bee. Think about it – if…

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Royal Beekeeper Whispers the Sad News About the Queen

Queen Bee Royal England

This week’s news about the death of the longest reigning monarch in England’s history stirred emotions as the mourning of Queen Elizabeth II’s passing began. As her casket is now in a location where the public can come and honor her, people are lining up and spending hours waiting to be close to this popular…

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Why Murder Hornets Are a Big Deal

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Murder hornets arrived on the scene in the United States, and news of their danger swept through the news. Anyone allergic to stings dreaded a run-in with one of these giant hornets that can pack a deadly punch. Although what is said about these hornets is true, it is often overlooked that wasps and hornets…

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