Bees, bears, honey in Japan

This video says about itself:

Honey-trapping Bears – Wild Japan – BBC

20 July 2016

This beekeeper has found a humane way of preventing bears from stealing honey, and with the help of local conservationists, relocate the bears to safer areas.

Honeybees leave hive, video

This 26 May 2016 video shows honeybees leaving, and arriving at, their hive at Eemlandhoeve ecological farm in Bunschoten-Spakenburg in the Netherlands.

Dutch bees had good winter

This Dutch video says about itself (translated):

April 24, 2016

AMEN – Bees had their best winter for years. The number of hives where bees this winter have died is extremely low.

Beekeepers lost 6.5 percent of their hives, while the previous year that was still 10 percent. In 2011 even 20 percent of the bee colonies did not survive winter.

See also here.

Queen honeybee’s mating flight, video

This video is about a queen honeybee‘s wedding flight and mating; in slow motion.

See also here.

Tens of thousands of bees chased a woman for nearly two days after she accidently captured the hive’s queen in her car. (The Telegraph)

How bees are born, time-lapse video

This National Geographic video says about itself:

Amazing Time-Lapse: Bees Hatch Before Your Eyes

20 May 2015

Witness the eerily beautiful growth of larvae into bees in this mesmerizing time-lapse video from photographer Anand Varma. Varma said the six-month project, for which he built a beehive in his workshop, gave him a new respect for the meticulous job of beekeeping.

Click here to read the behind the scene’s story of exactly how photographer Anand Varma made this amazing time-lapse.