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SUMMIT COUNTY — U.S. beekeepers said they lost almost a third (31.3 percent) of their managed honeybee colonies during the 2012-2013 winter, more than double the “acceptable” loss rate of 15 percent.Colony losses increased 42 percent from the previous year, with about 70 percent of the beekeepers surveyed ...
5 mentions — 5 months ago
A new study led by CU-Boulder involving graduate student Chi-Chih Wu, shown here, indicates corn plants may have an altruistic side. Photo courtesy of CU-Boulder. Credit: University of Colorado We've all heard examples of animal altruism: Dogs caring for orphaned kittens, chimps sharing food or dolphins nudging injured ...
Thriving since 1960, my garden in a bottle: Seedling sealed in its own ecosystem and watered just once in 53 years
2 mentions — 5 months ago
To look at this flourishing mass of plant life you’d think David Latimer was a green-fingered genius.Truth be told, however, his bottle garden – now almost in its 53rd year – hasn’t taken up much of his time.In fact, on the last occasion he watered it Ted Heath ...
6 mentions — 5 months ago
Ethical consumers should be aware poor Bolivians can no longer afford their staple grain, due to western demand raising pricesA Bolivian woman harvesting quinoa negro. 'Well-intentioned health and ethics-led consumers here [are] unwittingly driving poverty there.' Photograph: George Steinmetz/ George Steinmetz/CorbisNot long ago, quinoa was just an obscure ...