Archive for July, 2010

Hive update: July 20th

The bees quickly filled up the second box and the third was added.  No pics available, unfortunately, but all seems to be going well in bee land.


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Ooh… I can’t wait to visit the shop noted in this story!  I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:  Hurray for urban beekeepers!

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Hurray for urban beekeepers!  “The New York City Beekeepers Association estimates there are now already 200 beekeepers in New York City since it became legal in April, with the majority in Brooklyn, and expect more soon – as the buzz spreads.”


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I’ve been under the impression that the evidence was inconclusive about whether the proliferation of mobile phones is tied to colony collapse disorder, but a new study seems to find a correlation.  More research needed.  But the big question is:  IF mobile phone radiation is contributing to the decline of honeybees (and other pollinators), what are we prepared to do about it??


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