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Get Paid to Be a Beekeeper

Like butterflies and fireflies, bee populations have been hard-hit by habitat loss. Honeybees are important pollinators for a wide range of plants, and while bee colonies fared a little better over the last year than expected, data show declines of up to 90% in some areas over a 15-year period. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Learn How to Make Bee-Friendly Gardens at This Free Online Workshop

Along with knitting, puzzles and baking, gardening has become another popular pandemic pastime. The sale of seeds has skyrocketed, and regardless of whether people have a giant backyard or a tiny fire escape in the city, they’ve been getting into the weeds (mostly to pull them). Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees

Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, bottle-feed the babies, and, of course, respond to the Twitch chat watching it all go down.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Go Ahead and Plant This Year’s Cheerios Seeds

Last year, Cheerios kind of fucked up. They did a giveaway of “wildflower” seeds in a misguided attempt to get people excited about helping bees. The seeds were not appropriate to release as wildflowers in most parts of the country, and it appeared at first that they had included a nasty invasive species. This year…Read […]

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You Will Feel Unclean Watching This Video of Bee Sex

For those who came here expecting the uncut version of Bee Movie, you’re in the wrong place. This is a blog about some very unnerving bee-on-bee action—not some culmination of sexual tension between Renee Zellweger and Jerry Seinfeld’s characters in the 2007 cult movie. Apparently, long-horned bees copulating is…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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