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Eric Refsland

Scientist, National Institutes of Health in Silver Spring

The Birds & The Bees

PRESENTED ON FEB 12, 2016
IN SILVER SPRING @ VOL 6

Rhena and Eric Refsland raise bees in their urban home outside Washington DC. Listen as they share the peculiar makeup of a hive and the process of reproduction in bees.

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My Bees

BY STEVEN STARK
@ VOL 10 ON MAR 02, 2011

Steve Stark tells us the story of his farm, his bees, and the quest for golden honey (as well as the trials and triumphs along the way). 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 15, 2013.

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What's Up With the Bees?

BY JONATHAN OTIS
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 04, 2014

Jonathan Otis is the owner of Lake Superior Honey amongst many other businesses. He answers the popular question that everyone asks, "what's up with the honey bees?" by talking about how they contribute to our society, how our lifestlye impacts their lives negativiely, and some solutions to protect the honey bee in the future. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 26, 2014.

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More Than Honey

BY WILHELM MIETH
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 24, 2016

Today more than ever, Einstein's statement about the bees is very relevant:  “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”

What is a possible solution?  Wilhelm Mieth, full-time student and part-time beekeeper gives us some ideas in his presentation.

 

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The Dublin Honey Project

BY GEARÓID AND KIERAN
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 22, 2015

Inspired by Nature, Craft and Tradition, Kieran (Photographer) and Gearóid (Architect), The Dublin Honey Project's aim is through working with Native Irish Black Bees to produce Raw Honey from each of the postcodes of the city in addition to showing the range of flavours available from our city and suburbs.

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En lille snak om bierne og borgerne

BY TUE STARCKE-JENSEN
@ VOL 29 ON JUN 01, 2016

Tue Starcke-Jensen talks about the bees and the citizens.

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Bees, Bagpipes, Bombs, and Boats

BY JONATHAN MOORE
@ VOL 8 ON SEP 13, 2016

Jonathan Moore talks about the technology of and uses for drones in the ocean.

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Of Bees and Burgers

BY MANUEL HEMPEL
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 03, 2016

Manuel Hempel, a local beekeeper, presents his favourit meal and shows how it is deeply connected to his beekeeping activities and the ecosystem around us.

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Do Bees Together

BY JAKE BETZOLD
@ VOL 4 ON APR 26, 2018

Honey, similar to valuable experiences, lasts forever and when life presents you with opportunities to make lasting bonds - seize that moment. Jake Betzold shares why he does bees and what you can do to "sweeten" your own life. 

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Busy as a Bee

BY HONEY MAN
@ VOL 30 ON MAY 02, 2018

Kris, also known as the 'Honey Man' showcases the wonders of bees as a keen amateur photographer and professional bee-keeper and maker.