Buzzkill for Australian bees.
A tragedy during National Pollinator Week.
Swapped with corn syrup, malt sweeteners, or "jiggery."
[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/bees-produce-blue-honey-are-m-and-ms-to-blame-17404390″] Bees apparently love M&M’s. Their hankering for the coloured-coated candy has turned batches of honey in France blue and green, Patrick Genthon of Reuters reports.After an investigation, beekeepers in Eastern France discovered that the bees were not pollinating local flower beds, but instead going to a biogas plant about […]
People who follow Gary Shilling closely know that he’s one of the most bearish economists on Wall Street.
[credit provider=”Flickr/biggernoise” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/biggernoise/3532107211/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Without enough hives to support demand, the U.S. imports more than half of the 410 million pounds of honey it consumes each year.China was the biggest supplier until the US slapped a tariff on Chinese exports to counter state subsidies. But China came up with a clever way […]
[credit provider=”Bob Gutowski via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/versicolor/3340587300/”] It was the buzz heard round the world. On Thursday, the front-page New York Times article titled, “Scientists and Soldiers Solve a Bee Mystery” was supposed to close the book on a four-year long case involving the unexplained death of millions of honey bees […]