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    Following the Sweet Path of Honey

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    Following the Sweet Path of Honey A bee alights upon a flower, having been attracted to it by the sweet smell of nectar. Knowing of the plant's readiness to release nectar, the bee begins to extract the sugary substance and stores it away in a stomach pouch along with the other nectar it has collected for the day. This is only the first step in a complex process that brings honey to our tables. In fact, it will take over two hundred days and trips to over eight hundred thousand flowers

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    massive role in our environment. For generations most of us have taken honey bees for granted. Most people probably didn 't even realize how dependent we are on the honey bee or how many crops they pollinate. About a hundred important crops

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    once supposedly said, but we will live in a world without kiwi, watermelon, cantaloupe, macadamia, etc (palmer). Honey Bees came from Europe in the 1600s, and have become quite important to the United States’ agriculture. The bees have produced honey and pollinate our crops for many decades and it’s been argued that two-thirds of our crops depend on pollination (history). However, the honey bee population has declined by about 70 percent in recent years, and biologists are pretty sure it isn’t because

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    Background and Rationale: It is well known that Honey Bees are of much importance in today 's society. In fact this article hits the nail on the head in terms of their importance. The article mentions that animal pollinators are essential to our daily living, in terms of their reliance on production of fruits and other crops (Verlang-Springer 2010). Interestingly enough, the numbers which represent animal pollinators in comparison to other pollinators is lower: 35% vs. 65%(Verlang-Springer 2010)

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    Honey Bees Loss Essay

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    not survive the honey bee disappearance for more than five years”. Now years after the passing of Albert Einstein Honey bees ( also known by their scientific name Apis) are on the endangered species list, meaning they are endangered and could face extinction. Due to Environmental stressors that affect the environment like parasites, pesticides, climate change, etc. we are losing honey bees.This paper will examine and discuss these stressing factors that are harming/affecting honey bees to the point

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    Effects Of Honey Bees

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    The initial reactions to a swarm of honey bees are fear and distress. Honey bees are frowned upon because of the annoying noise they emit and the pointy stinger on their abdomen. To the mainstream population, honey bees are just pesky insects whose primary goals are to sting random individuals and make honey. Honey bees are not another species of pesky creatures that deserve to be fumigated into extinction; they are insects with fascinating lives. The honey bees that buzz noisily around an office

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    Consumers that love honey can appreciate the population of bees and the connection that bees have with honey. What many consumers fail to understand is many benefits that honey offers and the importance of bees to all other crops. Many favorite foods are all pollinated by bees, almonds, strawberries, apples, and blueberries (Bee Spotter, n.d.). Finding the target market of consumers, educating them on the importance of a healthy bee population and the benefits that come from local raw honey. This paper will

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    Since 1992, the honey bee has been Oklahoma’s state insect, largely because honey bees convey such a significant task in agriculture. The honey bee and its contributions to our world dates back thousands of years and continues to be by far one of the most extraordinary creatures ever. Honey bees and the products they emit have many diverse uses in cultures around the world. Today honey bees are being used in research to detect drugs, bombs and cancer. Also, in developing treatments for an array of

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    Honey bees are very important to people in the world. Not only do honey bees produce honey, but they do much more to help people. According to Malcolm T Sanford, a professor at the University of Florida “the honey bee is credited with approximately 85% of the pollinating activity necessary to supply about one-third of the nation’s food supply” (Sanford 1). Over 50 crops rely on pollination of the honey bee. (Sanford 1). Without the pollination, the crops will not get what they need for them to grow

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    Honey Bees Life

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    now for the effects of a global scale catastrophe lie right outside the window. The mere absence of what many consider a nuisance of daily life, the honey bee, is an ominous foreboding of the real-time catastrophe the world’s society is in the midst of. Yet this predictor is only a piece of the greater puzzle that is life. In the discussion of how honey bees sustain human life, how the use of neonicotinoids

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