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Bee-friendly flowers and plants in Vietnam and SEA

Bee-friendly flowers and plants in Vietnam Food sources for bees and pollinators in South East Asia     Bees4life made a list of bee-friendly flowers in Vietnam. This list can be also applied to many other countries in South East Asia, maybe with little adaptations. If you are looking for a more general article about […]


The Effect of Low Bee Populations to Global Food Security and Nutrition

The Effect of Low Bee Populations to Global Food Security and Nutrition Guest post by MyBee-Hive     There is an unnoticed impact Bees have in today’s fight against global hunger and believe it or not, that impact is felt in waves more than ripples. Bees are like trim tabs on boats, they might be […]


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5 ways you can help protect our brilliant bees at home

5 ways you can help protect our brilliant bees at home   Guest post by Scott Hawthorne Scott Hawthorne works for waste management company SkipsAndBins.com, which runs a campaign to help raise money for Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause. Here, he shares five ways to help endangered bee species.     If you keep […]


What is Manuka Honey?

What is Manuka Honey? Learn more about the wonder honey from New Zealand and Australia The original material of manuka honey is the nectar of the Manuka trees. Those trees grow in New Zealand and South Eastern Australia. Honey bees collect this nectar and produce one of the world’s most known honeys. The colour of […]


Consumer guide for bee products

Consumer guide for bee products How to make a responsible choice for your health and the bees’ wellbeing In this guide you will learn how to make the difference between real and fake honey and other products of the hive. In the recent years, there has been a renewed interest in products which are labeled […]


Where to buy sustainable honey

Where to buy sustainable honey An ethical guide for buying honey Valued for centuries as a natural sweetener and for it’s health benefits, the worldwide honey demand keeps growing. Meanwhile we witness increasingly intensive bee-farming methods accompanied by the extensive use of insecticides (especially neonicotinoids) within the commercial agriculture. Together with the loss of natural […]