LINKS to news items:

 160,000 bees found living in 15-foot long honeycomb in chimney

21-Jun-20 – ITV

 TV presenter Iolo Williams backs Scottish bee campaign

17-Jun-20 – The National Scot

 A Bee C: Scientists translate honeybee queen duets

16-Jun-20 – BBC

 Scottish heather honey which is set to ‘rival manuka’ awarded UK’s first BSI Kitemark for Food Assurance

15-Jun-20 – The Scotsman

Asian Hornets video from the BBC:

 Pesticide threat from Brexit trade deals

09-Jun-20 – The Ecologist

 Invasion of the killer queens! Now, as new nests are discovered in Britain, experts are fighting back

04-Jun-20 – Daily Mail

 NFU tells EU judges neonics ban was 'not lawful'

04-Jun-20 – FarmingUK

 What Are the Best Plants for City Bees?

04-Jun-20 – Environmental Technology

 ‘Groomer’ honeybees remove parasites and build colony immunity

02-Jun-20 – Daily Mail

Bee disease confirmed in Perthshire - American Foulbrood found near Blairgowrie

28-May-20 – Gov.Scot

 Watch a 'Murder Hornet' Destroy an Entire Honeybee Hive

22-May-20 – Vice

 Bumblebees' 'clever trick' fools plants into flowering

21-May-20 – BBC

 Nealta – a new acaricide from BASF

21-May-20 – Agronomist Arable Farmer

 IKEA launches incredible Bee house project!

20-May-20 – Birmingham Updates

 The Duchess of Cornwall is new President of Bees for Development

20-May-20 – Bees for Development

 8-Year-Old Girl Covers Herself In Bees To Raise Awareness

20-May-20 – MSN

 Moths do the pollinator night shift – and they work harder than daytime insects

19-May-20 – The Conversation

Murder Hornets Are Another Thing We Have To Worry About

19-May-20 – YouTube

Bees have been thriving during lockdown, the UK's biggest bee farm has found

18-May-20 – CountryLiving

EU to halve pesticides by 2030 to protect bees, biodiversity: draft

14-May-20 – Reuters

The Rare, Skin-Healing “Super Honey” You’ve Never Heard Of

08-May-20 – Refinery29

Bug experts dismiss worry about US ‘murder hornets’ as hype

07-May-20 – AP News

The Bee Whisperers of Slovenia Have a Plan to Save Colonies From Climate Change

06-May-20 – Time

Alarm over deaths of bees from rapidly spreading viral disease

01-May-20 – The Guardian


 A Couple of recently published Papers:

 Honey bee virus causes context-dependent changes in host social behavior

 Interactions Between Thiamethoxam and Deformed Wing Virus Can Drastically Impair Flight ...

 Virus-infected honey bees more likely to gain entrance to healthy hives

LINKS to news items:

 Give your lawn a monthly ‘Mohican’ mow to boost wildlife, experts urge

01-May-20 – Express and Star

 Bees And Wildflowers Are Flourishing As Humans Stay Indoors Due To Coronavirus

30-Apr-20 – Secret Manchester

 New study reveals Scottish heather honey is a world-leading superfood set to ‘rival manuka’

28-Apr-20 – Scotsman

 Bees & Refugees Set to Cause a Buzz in Shepherd’s Bush.

28-Apr-20 – Local paper!pages/shared:common:hfbeesrefugees001

 Land-dwelling insects drop in population but freshwater bugs doing better

23-Apr-20 – Reuters

 Meet the refugees creating a buzz in the UK during the pandemic

23-Apr-20 – Positive.News

 Thinking outside the bee box

22-Apr-20 –

 Scientists produce wound dressings from manuka honey

21-Apr-20 – BioMarketInsights

 With bees on decline, mechanical pollination may be solution

20-Apr-20 – Reuters