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Why Bees are Disappearing

Marla Spivak speaks out on TED: Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in surprising harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a […]

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The Bees

A colony of bees is a superorganism. This is the most important and fundamental concept a natural beekeeper must know. All natural beekeeping is built upon it. Every management practice springs from it. The entire colony, including the cavity, the comb, associated life forms, and the bees themselves function as a single living entity. It […]

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