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High Rise Honey’s sole goal is to bring honey bee awareness to the world and help solve the bee crisis for the sake of mankind.

Our online News & Stories feature the latest news stories, opinion articles, analysis, discussions, and reviews about the current status of honey bees worldwide and associated topics and social issues.

Recent study highlights major threat to honey bee population

The world’s honey bee population is under attack by a deadly virus, according to a recent study.

“It is a constant assault” said Julia Common, a Delta beekeeper with more than 40 years of experience. “It used to be that you were thinking about mites maybe once or twice a year, but really it’s all the time now.”

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Article Courtesy of: Kevin Charach

CTV News Vancouver Multi-Media Journalist

Recent study highlights major threat to honey bee population

The world’s honey bee population is under attack by a deadly virus, according to a recent study.

“It is a constant assault” said Julia Common, a Delta beekeeper with more than 40 years of experience. “It used to be that you were thinking about mites maybe once or twice a year, but really it’s all the time now.”

Read More: https://bit.ly/3aBaBzH

Article courtesy of Kevin Charach  CTV News Vancouver Multi-Media Journalist

Is Consciousness Everywhere?

Honey bees can recognize faces, communicate the location and quality of food sources to their sisters via the waggle dance, and navigate complex mazes with the help of cues they store in short-term memory. Image: Boba Jaglicic/Unsplash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Article courtesy MIT Press Reader  – Christof Koch

What will happen if bees go extinct?

Everywhere, bees are dying. But it’s not too late to take action to help boost their populations

The world as we know it is dependent on bees. It’s not just that our planet would become a pointless waste of space without honey, but at least a third of our food directly relies on bees for pollination.

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Article courtesy of Harry Cockburn  https://www.independent.co.uk/

Honeybee farmers facing ‘desperate situation’ as bee imports slow

Lower crop yields expected if Canadian farmers can’t get bees into country

Canadian beekeepers buy thousands of packages of bees every year to replace hives that died over the winter, but this year those bees aren’t getting into the country.

And it could have ramifications for honeybee farmers, the agriculture industry and consumers.

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Article Courtesy of: Jamie Malbeuf · CBC News

Alberta science students come up with probiotic they hope will help honeybees

Students at the University of Alberta have created a probiotic that could help save the local honeybee population – and in turn, your avocado toast.

Many of us know our bees need help, and the team of students say they may have some answers about how to help them.

“The bees are in trouble, but I don’t think a lot of people know specifically what’s up with the bees,” said Julia Heaton, a science student at the university.

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UofA Bees Probiotics