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    Are Bees Worth Saving

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    organisms to live on this Earth. Bees are flying insects that are found on every continent except Antarctica and live in enormous colonies consisting of worker bees, drones, and the queen. Of the Order Hymenoptera there are honey bees, bumble bees, carpenter bees, and stingless bees. Carpenter bees are the only members of these four bee groups that aren’t social. Honeybees are responsible for cross-pollination, which is the transfer of pollen from one plant…

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    Study Of Honey Bees

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    I went camping with my friends I saw a bee hive and started studying bees. Honey bees are much to busy to bother people or animals. All insects have six legs, three main body parts, a pair of antennae, compound eyes, jointed legs, and a hard exokeleton. The three main body parts are the head, thorax (middle part of the body) and abdomen (back part of the body). Honey bees are only about 3/4 of an inch long. Honey bees are reddish-brown and black with orange-yellow rings on there back. …

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    Beemaid Case Study

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    Two of the main honey manufacturers and distributors in Canada are McCormick Canada (Billy Bee), and BeeMaid. McCormick Canada’s Headquarters is located in London, Ontario, and is division of McCormick & Company, Inc. based in Baltimore, MD USA. It is the largest spice, seasoning and specialty food and flavour business in the Country (McCormick in Canada, n.d.). They offer a range of food products under the brands Billy Bee, Club House, Doyon (Honey brand in Quebec), etc.. BeeMaid is a Canadian…

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    The ants were carrying crumbs from where people had eaten at the picnic table back to wherever their ant hole was. The hole was nowhere in sight from where I was observing. The ants can be considered heterotrophic, because they obtain their carbon from other resources, instead of producing it. I could not obtain the size of the ant, but I found out that it is approximately 7 millimeters. I was astonished how such a tiny organisms could carry such a large piece of a crumb knowing it weighed more…

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    Bee Movie Analysis

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    Bee movie, A bonafide modern classic. In the early 2000s we were all concerned about the disappearing bees, both in the mystery and in the potential economic and environmental impact. The White house formed a committee to investigate the issue, and several documentary such as the silence of the bees arose to inform the public. The mysterious death and disappearance of bees, known as colony collapse disorder or CCD is even more mysterious in that the face that underlying cause is unknown. Some…

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    (Brown, 2009). However, global honey bee populations are in decline (Potts, 2010). With the given projections for human population growth to reach around 9 billion by the year 2050, the importance of bees to human survival is vital (Brown, 2009). The US Fish and Wildlife Service has listed over 50 pollinator species as endangered, and in the last half decade alone, wild honeybee populations dropped by over 30%, and nearly one third of all US honeybees have died due to a phenomena called Colony…

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    Bees Informative Speech

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    “If the bee disappeared off the face of the earth, man would only have four years left to live.” –Albert Einstein The bee plays an important part in our developing world, and is what I will be talking about today. I will tell you the different roles of bees, and what is happening worldwide that should scare and even frighten you. Bees are specialized insects that gather pollen and nectar from flowers, they are called pollinators. They play an existentially important role in our daily lives and…

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    Nine Stages Of Bees

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    “ When the flower blossoms, the bee will come. In the early days, bees were more like wasps, eating other insects rather than nectar & pollen. There are nine stages that a bee goes through to produce honey. The very beginning of the honey process depends upon a queen. Each hive must have a queen. She keeps the hive functioning when the colony is getting too large; the queen will begin laying queen cells. The nurse bees will take care of this cell. Next, comes the mating flight a queen cell that…

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    With the continued decrease in honey bee populations, however, there are additional economic and agricultural issues. In the US, the pollination services provide around 15 billion dollars in crop value (Allsopp). While bees aren’t as important in the production of crops such as corn, fruits, vegetables, nuts and berries are reliant on pollinators. Many of the most common foods that rely on honey bee pollination are shown in the 2006 graph…

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    Bee Pesticides Essay

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    in cases of colony collapse. For example, neonicotinoids appear to impact bee behavior in ways that easily provide the opportunity for illnesses and parasites to strike when a bee already has a poor diet and a hampered immune system. A neonicotinoid is a newer form of pesticide which is produced in the form of pellets and put into the soil. When watered, the crops absorb the chemicals from these pellets through their roots. This makes them pest-resistant and lasts for several years afterward, so…

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