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Why are so many Filipinos afraid of bees?

In the Philippines the mention of the word ‘bee’ often causes instant fear, whereas most other cultures think of bees as ‘friendly’ useful insects.   Why?  Here are some quoted reasons…. A ‘bee’ stung them very painfully, or stung their friend.  It is almost … Continue reading

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Tagalog & English awareness leaflets

This  Native language awareness leaflet pdf is in Tagalog and is designed for printing on both sides of A4.  It is intended to help raise awareness in rural communities about pollination and the role of bees in the agricultural environment. All the educational material … Continue reading

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Teachers – helping students with their future

Students can enjoy learning about honeybees – and this will help their future prospects! The ‘bad news’ is there is a problem, but the ‘good news’ is that there is a solution. The problem – Declining agricultural productivity and low incomes … Continue reading

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‘Crop study’ topic for students

High school & agricultural students can do a ‘crop study’ Research an important crop such as , , , or and investigate how pollination takes place. The articles in this website can be a basis for this, but the students … Continue reading

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Playing cards ‘bee pollination’ design

Playing card draft design promoting ‘bee pollination’ Playing cards is a popular rural entertainment, and packs of cards could be sold at a competitive price (perhaps 60 pesos per pack?)

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A few simple children’s computer games

A few simple and safe games about honeybees … Collect the honey game Find the hidden bees in the honeycomb Yaminas honey garden These can be played on most PCs or Macs, but an Android computer or phone would need a Flash … Continue reading

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Draft pollination awareness leaflet for rural communities

Click here for a ‘pdf’ version Draft awareness leaflet for rural communities 240514 This is a draft ‘pollination awareness leaflet’ as a basis for further layout work for printing purposes etc.  Please feel free to give any comments …  For example:  Do you … Continue reading

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