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Is Honey Vegan? Why Bees Need It More Than We Do

Is Honey Vegan? Why Bees Need It More Than We Do

Honey -- it's a popular "better-for-you" sweetener for tea and baked goods alike, but because it's made by bees, the question of its vegan status is an on-going discussion in communities. What Is Honey? Bees make...
Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees

Finnish Scientists Create World’s First Vaccine to Save Threatened Honeybees

Every year, the world loses a growing number of pollinators, such as honeybees. Pesticides, climate change, and vanishing habitats are leading causes of population decline, which could have detrimental consequences for the planet. As well...

Vegan Whiskey and BBQ Restaurant to Open in New York

New York City now has a vegan BBQ joint. Called Honeybee’s, NYC’s newest vegan eatery is the latest venture from restaurateur and bar owner Ravi DeRossi, known for East Village establishments like Mother of Pearl,...
EU Bans Insecticides Linked to Honeybee Decline

EU Bans Insecticides Linked to Honeybee Decline

EU member countries voted today in favor of a near-complete ban on the use of the controversial class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids. The insecticides are linked to the worldwide decline of bee populations...
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The Importance of Bees and How To Save Them From Extinction

Bee populations have been decreasing steadily across the globe over recent years, and with a ginormous 44% loss between 2015 and 2016 in the U.S. alone, it seems that now is a more crucial time than ever to...