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How to Save the Monarch butterflies ? U Pay Farmers to Grow Butterfly Habitats

A novel conservation effort aims to fund a habitat exchange to protect the iconic butterflies from extinction Once the¬†passenger pigeon¬†was the most abundant bird in North America, numbering in the hundreds of millions, if not billions. It would take several hours for flocks to pass a single spot, their wing beats so loud it was […]

February 25th, 2016
Topic: Butterlies, OPPORTUNITIES Tags: , ,

Does Australian manuka honey contain antibacterial qualities. Opportunities for farmers & bee keepers

Australian manuka trees could be harbouring liquid gold, if new research is correct. Researchers at the Sydney’s University of Technology ithree institute will spend the next five years attempting to prove that honey produced from Australian manuka trees contain antibacterial qualities. Dr Liz Harry says results from the study have the potential to place Australian […]

October 30th, 2014
Topic: Bees, OPPORTUNITIES Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,