Bees Dwindling Population Gets Help From Awareness Campaign

Bees Dwindling Population Gets Help From Awareness Campaign

Bees facing a worldwide dwindling population crisis are getting a little help from their friends as government officials and concerned citizens participated in National Honeybee campaigns to raise awareness of their plight. On Aug. 16, 2014, inspired by National Honey Bee Day, Mayor Tom Bates of Berkeley, California initiated a citywide Honey Bee Awareness Day, […]

Bees Have Value in Medicine: Honey Helps Wounds Heal

Bees Have Value in Medicine: Honey Helps Wounds Heal

Bees have value in medicine because their honey helps wounds heal. Honey is the thick liquid food bees make for themselves from flower nectar. At a time when drought, disease, parasites, pesticides, and Africanized swarms are killing off honey bees in large numbers around the world, it is important to consider the effects of bees […]

Bees Bad Moods and Brains

Bees Bad Moods and Brains

Summer is in full swing and with the year’s hottest months come a few seasonal staples: sun, heat, outdoors, bugs and the all-time favorite – bees. However they come, honey, bumble, potter or any other type, the tiny, ominous bugs are feared and avoided at all costs. Some sting and die soon after; however others, […]