Author Archives: Peter Halford

15 best honeys to keep in your store cupboard, according to the GHI

26-Jan-24 – Good Housekeeping

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/food/food-reviews/g46503612/best-honey/

UK Government Approves Controversial Bee-Harming Pesticide, Wildlife Trusts Raise Concerns

26-Jan-24 – Cornish Stuff

Honey from stingless bees may offer sweet perks without the tooth decay

24-Jan-24 – Nature Research aus

https://www.nature.com/articles/d42473-023-00359-3

New sustainable bee packaging creates a buzz

24-Jan-24 – Packaging Scotland

The vegan farce that is ‘bee-free’ honey will spell disaster for bees, farmers and all of us

24-Jan-24 – Country Life

Bee-harming pesticide use given emergency authorisation

23-Jan-24 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-64380762

More flowers are ‘selfing,’ scientists say. That could spell trouble for other species

23-Jan-24 – CNN

https://edition.cnn.com/2024/01/23/world/flower-self-fertilization-pollinator-decline-scn/index.html

Charlottetown homeowner who refused to mow lawn receives 'excessive' bill from city

20-Jan-24 – CBC

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-grass-cutting-mike-ross-1.7090017

Suffolk divided over easing of neonicotinoid ban on beet

19-Jan-24 – East Anglian Daily Times

https://www.eadt.co.uk/news/24060465.suffolk-divided-easing-neonicotinoid-ban-beet/

MEPs reject Commission proposal to allow higher pesticide level in imported foods

17-Jan-24 – Euractiv

The Nature Restoration Law: a vote on our livelihood

17-Jan-24 – The Parliament

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/news/article/nature-restoration-law-vote-european-parliament

Mystery solved after 3 million bees are found dead in just 24 hours

15-Jan-24 – Unilad

https://www.unilad.com/news/us-news/bees-dead-san-diego-what-happened-588421-20240115

Cultivating Wider Adoption of Biopesticides: Enabling Policies

11-Jan-24 – Fera

https://www.fera.co.uk/news/cultivating-wider-adoption-of-biopesticides-enabling-policies/

The Beekeeper is exactly the Jason Statham movie you want to see

10-Jan-24 – Yahoo Movies

https://uk.movies.yahoo.com/beekeeper-exactly-jason-statham-movie-190000205.html

The surprising link between air pollution and declining honeybee populations

10-Jan-24 – Envirotech

https://www.envirotech-online.com/news/air-monitoring/6/jennifer-kingman-independent-author/the-surprising-link-between-air-pollution-and-declining-honeybee-populations/61806

Exploring Bentley’s Black Edition Label Honey

10-Jan-24 – Salon Privé magazine
https://www.salonprivemag.com/exploring-bentleys-black-edition-label-honey/

In Colombia, illegally felled timber repurposed to help bees

28-Dec-23 – Phys.org

https://phys.org/news/2023-12-colombia-illegally-felled-timber-repurposed.html#:~:text=Bees%20need%20hives%20to%20store,by%20pesticides%20and%20climate%20change.

Spiced honey rum released by Hive Mind in Monmouthshire

27-Dec-23 – South Wales Argus

https://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/24007415.spiced-honey-rum-released-hive-mind-monmouthshire/

Insect compasses, fire-fighting vines: 2023's nature-inspired tech

23-Dec-23 – TechExplore

https://techxplore.com/news/2023-12-insect-compasses-fire-fighting-vines-nature-inspired.html

British honey makers blast EU for 'discriminating' against them with petty new law

21-Dec-23 – The Express

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1847843/eu-honey-rules-uk-britain-european-union

Honey spirits range launched by brewery

21-Dec-23 – Insider Media

https://www.insidermedia.com/news/wales/honey-spirits-range-launched-by-brewery

Bentley celebrates sweet success with special edition honey

18-Dec-23 – UK Motor 1

https://uk.motor1.com/news/701211/bentley-black-edition-label-honey/

World’s Rarest Jar of Honey: 2050 MGO Mānuka Honey

09-Dec-23 – Salon Prive

British Sugar fails to deliver on 3-year plan to end use of banned neonicotinoids

08-Dec-23 – Suffolk Wildlife Trust

https://www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/news/british-sugar-fails-deliver-3-year-plan-end-use-banned-neonicotinoids

Wild birds ‘distinguish between calls made by different African tribes’ – study

07-Dec-23 – Various

https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/national/23976110.wild-birds-distinguish-calls-made-different-african-tribes---study/

The smartest of their time: the Nobel prizes of 1973 - methods that honeybees use to communicate

04-Dec-23 – The Boar

What it’s like to be a bee

21-Nov-23 – Princeton University Press

https://press.princeton.edu/ideas/what-its-like-to-be-a-bee

How Kate Humble’s move to the country inspired her to get back to nature and give beekeeping a try – exclusive

30-Nov-23 – Hello!

https://www.hellomagazine.com/celebrities/508065/kate-humble-big-give-exclusive-getting-back-to-nature-working-with-bees-for-development/

Are Percy Pigs Vegan? A Closer Look At The Iconic Treat – The problems with beeswax

28-Nov-23 – Plant Based News

Honeybees cluster together when it’s cold – but we’ve been completely wrong about why

24-Nov-23 – The Conversation

https://theconversation.com/honeybees-cluster-together-when-its-cold-but-weve-been-completely-wrong-about-why-218066#:~:text=But%20my%20study%20shows%20that,)%20colonies%20don't%20hibernate.

Lawyers warn watchdog over UK government's approval of bee-threatening pesticide

17-Nov-23 – Client Earth

https://www.clientearth.org/latest/press-office/lawyers-warn-watchdog-over-uk-government-s-approval-of-bee-threatening-pesticide/

12 animals that help people and the planet – (No.10)

15-Nov-23 – IFAW

https://www.ifaw.org/uk/journal/animals-help-people-and-planet

What You Should Know Before Heating Honey

11-Nov-23 – TastingTable

https://www.tastingtable.com/1443951/reason-never-cook-honey/

Glyphosate

30-Oct-23 – DrugWatch
https://www.drugwatch.com/roundup/glyphosate/

The London Bee Situation: How Sustainable Is Beekeeping in London?

17-Apr-23 - Biological Recording

The first coins to be struck include the £1 featuring British Bees

02-Nov-23 – The Royal Mint

https://www.royalmint.com/aboutus/press-centre/the-royal-mint-begins-production-of-new-1-coin-featuring-british-bees/

Pet medicine chemicals banned in agriculture found in English rivers

01-Nov-23 - The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/english-environment-agency-europe-government-spain-b2439421.html

Researchers to build hive of data from bee projects to drive biodiversity conservation efforts

01-Nov-23 – Carbon Pulse

Everything You Should Know About Honey Production and Why It Matters

31-Oct-23 – Intelligent Living

https://www.intelligentliving.co/everything-you-should-know-about-honey-production-and-why-it-matters/

Whoopi Goldberg wants to send the Pope some bees

13-Oct-23 – NME

New AI algorithm will hopefully save ‘hopping’ bee from extinction

12-Oct-23 – Envirotec

Immersive exhibition on bees and their fight for survival is coming to National Museums Liverpool

12-Oct-23 – The Guide Liverpool

https://theguideliverpool.com/immersive-exhibition-on-bees-and-their-fight-for-survival-is-coming-to-national-museums-liverpool/

Bees from the trees go into deep freeze thanks to UON

09-Oct-23 – University of Northampton

Are Avocados Really Not Vegan? The Truth Behind The Claim

04-Oct-23 – Plant Based News

One in six species at risk of going extinct in Great Britain

27-Sep-23 – The Narural History Museum
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2023/september/one-in-six-species-at-risk-of-going-extinct-in-great-britain.html