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ApiShield: Asian hornet trap launched in Europe

Beekeepers now have a weapon to counter the Asian hornet, a new invasive honeybee pest that is threatening honey bee colonies across Europe. Last year we reported first attempt from this Honey bee pest...

Bee friendly farming

Today, it is essential to understand that agriculture is related to the nature and the living! Both are inseparable. Agro-ecosystems must be understood as a whole: the living soil to crops beings, through the trees and wild...

HMF – Silent enemy in honey and bee food

When we think that we know a lot from beekeeping point, again and again we are surprised when the development of science goes further and reveals interesting details. Such innovations also include measurement of...

What`s killing our bees – BBC report

What`s Killing Our Bees BBC Horizon 2013 – is the name of the great (59 minutes) video report from BBC reporter Bill Turnbull. He investigates varroa and neonicotinoids impacts on honey bees. Watch video below if Bill Turnbull...

Neonicotinoids causes a change in gene activity in bees

New research from the University of Nottingham (UK), shows that exposure of bees neonicotinoids, causes changes in gene activity. Study (Transient Exposure to Low Levels of Insecticide Affects Metabolic Networks of Honeybee Larvae), published...

Asian hornet seen in Italy

This June Vita (Europe) Limited published news that they confirm the presence of Asian hornet in northern Italy (Liguria). Hazardous Asian Hornet has been  since 2004  rapidly expanding from France and Spain. He penetrated into Europe (from...