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Big bumblebees ‘learn spots of best flowers’

28-Dec-20 – Express and Star

https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2020/12/28/big-bumblebees-learn-spots-of-best-flowers/

Studies Find Cannabis Can Help Dwindling Bee Population

21-Dec-20 – Trill

https://www.trillmag.com/74273/read/life/drugs/studies-find-cannabis-can-help-dwindling-bee-population/

Virus yellows having 'unprecedented impact' on sugar beet, NFU warns

12-Dec-20 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/virus-yellows-having-unprecedented-impact-on-sugar-beet-nfu-warns_57185.html

Honey bees use animal poo to repel giant hornet attacks

09-Dec-20 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/09/honey-bees-use-animal-poo-to-repel-giant-hornet-attacks

Pesticides: EFSA to examine emergency use of neonicotinoids

08-Dec-20 - Embio Diagnostics

Asian honeybees 'defend hives from hornets with faeces'

10-Dec-20 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-55255290

Pesticide takeover spells trouble for bees

03-Dec-20 – The Ecologist

https://theecologist.org/2020/dec/03/pesticide-takeover-spells-trouble-bees

Impact of Covid-19 on Natural Bee Honey Market 2020-2025 Study & Future Prospects

03-Dec-20 – Cheshire Media

England’s national parks are doing a ‘shocking’ job at protecting nature, campaigners say

02-Dec-20 – iNewshttps://inews.co.uk/news/environment/england-national-parks-shocking-job-protecting-nature-explained-780664

How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Impact Apiculture Market Size, Trends, Scope & Challenges To 2026

26-Nov-20 – Cheshire Media

Martin Down Farmers are the Bees’ Needs for Pollinators

26-Nov-20 – Stackyard

http://www.stackyard.com/news/2020/11/crop/02_martin_down.html

Twelve farmers hailed by Defra for bee-boosting efforts

24-Nov-20 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/twelve-farmers-hailed-by-defra-for-bee-boosting-efforts_57044.html

Progress: Beekeeper Joe Harper reveals how his vitamin honey slayed a dragon

12-Nov-20 – Metro

Follow Sarah Beeny's ambitious renovation project with new Channel 4 series

08-Nov-20 – MSN

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/entertainment/tv/follow-sarah-beenys-ambitious-renovation-project-with-new-channel-4-series/ar-BB16oIve

Project: Bees and Refugees

06-Nov-20 – The Badger

Jeremy Clarkson says bees 'hate' him as he is stung on the bottom

05-Nov-20 – Yahoo Finance

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/jeremy-clarkson-bees-stung-bottom-103804408.html

Free Mental Health Sessions to NHS Heroes

05-Nov-20 – BusinessNewsWales

Defra launches the Healthy Bees Plan 2030 to help protect honey bees

03-Nov-20 – UK Government

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/defra-launches-the-healthy-bees-plan-2030-to-help-protect-honey-bees

Prisons: The good, the bad and the ugly - YO ‘Bee Club’

02-Nov-20 - InsideTime

Beyonce owns 80,000 bees

01-Nov-20 – MSN
https://www.msn.com/en-gb/entertainment/celebrity/beyonce-owns-80000-bees/ar-BB1aAIYk

Jytte Guteland interview: For the children and the bees

28-Oct-20 – The Parliament

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/news/article/jytte-guteland-interview-for-the-children-and-the-bees

 Smart beehive can reduce the labor that goes into harvesting honey by 70 percent

27-Oct-20 – Yahoo News

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/smart-beehive-reduce-labor-goes-211058432.html

 WIN! An Un-Bee-Lievable Honey Hamper by Fortnum & Mason

26-Oct-20 – ISN Magazine

https://internationalsupermarketnews.com/win-an-un-bee-lievable-honey-hamper-by-fortnum-mason/

 England's green and pleasant land threatened

26-Oct-20 – Ecologist

https://theecologist.org/2020/oct/26/englands-green-and-pleasant-land-threatened

Washington state crews destroy first US murder hornet nest

24-Oct-20 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/24/washington-state-murder-hornet-nest-destroyed

 Asian murder hornets: Scientists discover first nest in US

24-Oct-20 – The Telegraph

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/10/24/asian-murder-hornets-scientists-discover-first-nest-us/

 Former Carlisle golf course to be transformed into wildlife haven

20-Oct-20 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/border/2020-10-19/former-carlisle-golf-course-to-be-transformed-into-wildlife-haven

 'Crazy' beekeepers determined to make it in tough times

19-Oct-20 – Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/crazy-beekeepers-determined-to-make-it-in-tough-times-james-cook-ap-samantha-jones-california-business-b1151711.html

 Why now is the time to save our vital green spaces

17-Oct-20 – Brighton and Hove News

 Neighbour upset by thieving bees in Witney considers legal claim over ‘stolen nectar’ from their garden

16-Oct-20 – iNews

https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/neighbour-thieving-bees-witney-legal-claim-stolen-nectar-725843

 Weeds are taking over and rendering pavements unsafe . . . wildlife such as bees are said to have flourished as a result

12-Oct-20 – Brighton and Hove News

 France eases ban on bee-threatening pesticide to help sugar sector

07-Oct-20 – Euractiv

 Beekeeping in London could do more harm than good to wildlife, report warns

30-Sep-20 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/london/2020-09-30/beekeeping-in-london-could-do-more-harm-than-good-to-wildlife-report-warns

 Rare bee found in Newport, south Wales, for the first time

25-Sep-20 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-54247652

“Massive bee” distracted Bottas at start of race

27-Sep-20 – RaceFans

New Bee-Friendly Solar Farm In California Begins Construction

24-Sep-20 – IntelligentLiving

EU's farm animals 'produce more emissions than cars and vans combined'

22-Sep-20 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/22/eu-farm-animals-produce-more-emissions-than-cars-and-vans-combined-greenpeace

Tour de France 2020: Lukas Pöstlberger abandons after being stung in the mouth by a bee

18-Sep-20 – Cycling Weekly

Winter bee production

11-Sep-20 – The Apiarist

Virus affecting sugar beet crops could be tackled with banned pesticides

10-Sep-20 – Evening Express

Using bees to cure cancer

08-Sep-20 – The Naked Scientists

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/interviews/using-bees-cure-cancer

'Making honey with porridge': The prisoners beekeeping behind bars

07-Sep-20 – ITV News

https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2020-09-02/making-honey-with-porridge-the-prisoners-beekeeping-behind-bars

Bees could teach humans a thing or two about social distancing

03-Sep-20 – Wired

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/animals-coronavirus-social-distancing

Honeybee venom can kill aggressive breast cancer cells: study

01-Sep-20 – New York Post

https://nypost.com/2020/09/01/honeybee-venom-can-kill-aggressive-breast-cancer-cells-study/

Science Fact Fuels Campaign to Stamp Out ‘Pollinator-Friendly’ Fiction

31-Aug-20 – Business News Wales
https://businessnewswales.com/science-fact-fuels-campaign-to-stamp-out-pollinator-friendly-fiction/

Air pollution is a major threat to honey bees

28-Aug-20 – EnvironmentJournal

https://environmentjournal.online/articles/air-pollution-is-a-major-threat-to-honey-bees/

Bad news for bees: Killer hornets set to invade Britain

25-Aug-20 – Metro

New honey from Prince Charles' own bees on his country estate is already creating a buzz

21-Aug-20 – The Daily Mail

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8652369/New-honey-Prince-Charles-bees-country-estate-costs-25-350g-jar.html

Grants to help farmers create new wildflower havens

21-Aug-20 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/grants-to-help-farmers-create-new-wildflower-havens_56371.html

British apiarists knew it all along: honey is the bee's knees

21-Aug-20 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/aug/21/british-apiarists-knew-it-all-along-honey-is-the-bees-knees

Headlines Say Honey Is Better Than Antibiotics For Coughs And Colds: Is This True?

20-Aug-19 – PlantBasedNews

https://www.plantbasednews.org/lifestyle/honey-not-better-than-antibiotics-coughs-colds

A soapy solution to pollination problems

19-Aug-20 – TheBoar

How Is Vegan Honey Made?

18-Aug-20 – Allplants

https://allplants.com/blog/lifestyle/how-is-vegan-honey-made

Air pollution making honey bees sick

11-Aug-20 – The Ecologist

https://theecologist.org/2020/aug/11/air-pollution-making-honey-bees-sick

France to ease pesticide ban for sugar beet to curb crop losses

06-Aug-20 – Reuters

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-france-sugar-pesticides/france-to-ease-pesticide-ban-for-sugar-beet-to-curb-crop-losses-idUKKCN2521OO

‘Plan bee’ for cities: new report sows seeds for insect-friendly urban areas

03-Aug-20 – PositiveNews

In Social Insects, Researchers Find Hints for Controlling Disease

22-Jul-20 – undark