Grrrrr! Angry herders secure bear ban from France's Macron

PARIS (AP) — The bears have cute names — Bubble, Feather, Snowflake and the like — and look so soft and huggable when caught on video by remote cameras that study their habits. But to herders high in ...

Brazil's Amazon at a Crossroads

TRAIRAO, Brazil (AP) — Night falls in Brazil’s Amazon and two logging trucks without license plates emerge from the jungle. They rumble over dirt roads that lead away from a national forest, carrying ...

World’s smallest McDonald’s opens in Sweden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- McDonald’s Sweden recently opened the world’s smallest McDonald’s restaurant – for bees. McDonald’s Sweden released a video on its official You...

French animal activists want more bears for the Pyrenees

French animal activist group Ferus said on Wednesday that more bears should be released into the Pyrenees. Wildlife experts say there are only about 40 brown bears living in the mountain range, which...

Hurricane Michael could sour Florida's tupelo honey harvest

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael toppled beehives and stripped flowering plants across Florida's Panhandle, threatening tupelo honey production in a tiny community that is the primary source of the swee...

'It's war': French authorities release bear in Pyrenees despite fierce farmer protests

A female brown bear from Slovenia has been released near Etsaut in the French Pyrenees in an attempt to restore biodiversity to the area. The move was met with fierce all-night protests by local farm...

A.J. Foyt briefly hospitalized after attack of killer bees

HOUSTON (AP) — Four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt was briefly hospitalized after an attack of Africanized killer bees he encountered while working on his ranch. Wednesday's ...

Formosan black bear caught on camera stealing honey from bee farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video was released on Monday (Jan. 1) on Facebook by the Taiwan Black Bear Education Center showing a Formosan Black Bear breaking into a farmer's bee hives to get some tas...

The buzz around Denver: Broncos host to 100,000 honeybees

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sometimes at practice, a few honeybees will buzz around the Denver Broncos' Gatorade bottles. That wasn't always the case. But when the team more than doubled...

In South Africa, bees stop elephants from trampling trees

HOEDSPRUIT, South Africa (AP) — The humble bee is helping to keep elephants from destroying trees and wiping out crops in their quest for food. A project launched near South Africa's...

Man escapes weapons charges to tend to bees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ruling by a Tainan court to release a man surnamed Chang on bail on the grounds that he must return home to care for over two hundred beehives is causing controversy. ...

California beehive heists lead to felony charges

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two California men have been charged with a string of felony counts stemming from a criminal case that created a buzz among beekeepers across the country, authorities said Thursd...

Austrian town abuzz after theft of some 1 million bees

VIENNA (AP) — A town south of Vienna is abuzz over the reported theft of dozens of beehives, containing about 1 million bees, from a local park. Police said Wednesday they got involv...

Montana beekeeper stung by beehive thieves in California

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana beekeeper says thieves got away with 488 beehives he had taken to California to pollinate almond trees. Lloyd Cunniff tells the Great Falls Tribun...

Beekeepers shun island divide to breed Cyprus' own queen bee

AGILLAR, Cyprus (AP) — For Cyprus beekeepers Soteris Antoniou and Kutret Balci, the Caucasian queen bee just doesn't have what it takes. Despite its reputation as copious honey producer, they say the ...