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Sentinels stand guard around Hobart's ports watching, waiting and collecting pollen.

No, they are not looking for White Walkers; they are keeping watch for bee pests and pest bees.

The sentinels are European honey bees, stationed in hives within 600 metres of ports as

Clarence Native Bees Group enjoyed an eventful and very successful month in March.

The Workshop at the Healing Centre in Victoria Street, Grafton on Saturday March 17 attracted great interest. Like each of the previous workshops held by the Bee Group it was fully booked and people turned away. 

An Afghan schoolgirl has built up a beekeeping business in a country where few women are able to work outside.

An aggressive colony of bees invaded a far east El Paso neighborhood. 

An extractor went out to the home where the bees have for several years to relocate them, but the

Have you ever considered beekeeping as a hobby? Would you enjoy the ticking time-bomb sensation that comes with keeping hundreds of bees under glass inside your home, as opposed to in the backyard or at some other safe distance from your living room? If you answered yes to both of these questions, the BEEcosystem might be for you.

Honey bees are attracted to a fungicide used in agriculture with "unsettling implications" for global food production, a scientist says.

Tests carried out by a team from the University of Illinois showed that bees preferred to collect sugar syrup laced with the fungicide chlorothalonil over sugar syrup alone.

European farmers are facing a total ban on a common group of pesticides after a report confirms they harm bees, putting pressure on Australia to follow. 

The report published by the European Food Safety Authority [EFSA] analysed more than 1,500 studies and found three neonicotinoid pesticides posed a high risk to all bees. 

The need for a backup bee has become critical, particularly in almond orchards. Almonds are California’s second-largest crop, injecting an estimated $21 billion annually into the state’s economy. In 2016 California’s almond growers needed nearly 1.9 million honeybee colonies—almost three-quarters of all the commercial colonies in the country—to pollinate their 940,000 acres.

ALMOST 100 bees express-posted to Townsville died after Australia Post failed to follow directions for carrying and delivering agricultural items during this week’s heatwave.

Stationed near the major ports of Australia's coastal cities are a group of closely monitored beehives designed to detect the varroa mite parasite that has the potential to decimate bee populations.

Surrounded by thousands of new cars, a coal loading plant, numerous shipping berths and smoke stacks in Port Kembla is a calm area of green space with one of Australia's most important hives