BeesMAX and Arnia collaborate on new educational initiative

BeesMAX and Arnia collaborate on new educational initiative A major environmental problem facing Europe today is the decline of the honey bee. BeesMAX is a company that plans to tackle [...]

Humidity in the Hive

Humidity in the Hive To maintain a stable environment in the hive, bees need to control temperature, CO₂ and humidity; however the focus of attention is usually brood temperature.  There [...]

Watch your Weight!

Watch Your Weight! How well your bees go into the winter is of paramount importance to the colony’s success next season and its potential to produce a good crop. All [...]

Internal temperature of overwintering bee hives

Internal temperature of overwintering migratory bee hives  W. G. MEIKLE et al  “Internal hive temperature was found to be an effective response variable in detecting differences among colonies during winter and [...]

Mama Buci Honey Scheme: Changing lives through beekeeping

Mama Buci Honey Scheme: Changing lives through beekeeping Mama Buci is calling on beekeepers and honey lovers worldwide to help some of the world’s poorest communities in sub Saharan Africa. [...]

Our Asian Hornet Photos for the Apimondia 2017 Competition

Apimondia 2017 Photography Competition Here are the photos we submitted for the photo competition at Apimondia 2017 in Istanbul. They were taken during our recent research for our Asian Hornet [...]

Asian Hornet Alert!

Arnia Makes Major Breakthrough in the Fight Against Asian Hornet Following extensive research Arnia has successfully developed a means to remotely detect, alert and locate an Asian Hornet attack on [...]

Watch Asian Hornets Catching Bees

Hawking Hornets in Action Whilst conducting research into Vespa velutina (Asian Hornet) in Italy, Arnia founders Huw and Sandra Evans captured some amazing video and photographs hornets hawking at bee [...]

After the Swarm

After the Swarm Swarming is a risky business for honey bees. The swarm bees may not find a suitable new residence and perish in bad weather. For the stay at [...]

Honey bee genetics: altruism vs individualism

Honey Bee Genetics Honey bees and other social insects have an unusual reproductive genetic system, different to us and most other insects – it is called haplodiploidy. In this system [...]