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The RHS need to know if you have this type of tree in your garden or local area

31-Mar-21 – Country Living

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/homes-interiors/gardens/a35986457/sweet-chestnut-tree-rhs-campaign/

How bees and drones team up to find landmines

30-Mar-21 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56344609

How is apivectoring innovating agricultural systems?

30-Mar-21 – Open Access Government

Developing Varroa Resistant Bees: Steve Riley’s Guest Blog

26-Mar-21 – The BeeListener

Neonic authorisation ‘was against expert advice’

26-Mar-21 – Ends Report

https://www.endsreport.com/article/1711156/neonic-authorisation-was-against-expert-advice

Making honey without bees and milk without cows

23-Mar-21 – BBC News

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56154143

Beekeeper, 89, blasts CPS after it drops charges against three teenagers who were accused of destroying 30 hives

23-Mar-21 – Mail Online

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9392807/Beekeeper-blasts-CPS-drops-charges-against-three-boys-accused-destroying-hives.html

Liquid gold: beekeepers defying Yemen war to produce the best honey

23-Mar-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/mar/23/liquid-gold-beekeepers-defying-yemen-war-to-produce-honey

After Almonds, The Beekeepers’ Enduring Race Begins

22-Mar-21 – BeeInformed

Honeybees run vaccination programmes, too

20-Mar-21 – The Economist

https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2021/03/18/honeybees-run-vaccination-programmes-too

The Syrian beekeeper helping fellow refugees in West Yorkshire

18-Mar-21 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2021-03-18/the-syrian-beekeeper-helping-fellow-refugees-in-west-yorkshire

Jersey islanders asked to report Asian hornet sightings

17-Mar-21 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2021-03-17/jersey-islanders-asked-to-report-asian-hornet-sightings

These biodegradable face masks turn into flowers when you plant them

12-Mar-21 – Country Living

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/news/a35804769/biodegradable-face-masks-flowers/

What Does The New Ruling On Oxalic Acid In Honey Mean?

10-Mar-21 – BeeInformed

Angelina Jolie named ‘Godmother’ of bees in new humanitarian venture

08-Mar-21 - NME

Has China messed with your honey? How the country's 'blending' factories are now producing MORE honey than the world's bees

05-Mar-21 – Mail Online

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9328285/Has-China-messed-honey-Far-honey-sold-worlds-bees-produce.html

Tory government U-turns on bee-killing pesticide plan after threat of legal action

03-Mar-21 – The Canary

Neonic seed treatment will not be used on 2021 beet crop

02-Mar-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/neonic-seed-treatment-will-not-be-used-on-2021-beet-crop_57706.html

A common soil pesticide cut wild bee reproduction by 89% – here’s why scientists are worried

02-Mar-21 – The Conversation

https://theconversation.com/a-common-soil-pesticide-cut-wild-bee-reproduction-by-89-heres-why-scientists-are-worried-155985

Bee Farmer Turns Up the Heat with New Hot Fire Honey

02-Mar-21 – Business News Wales

Bringing nature to life at the home of Rolls-Royce

28-Feb21 – ProLandscaperMagazine

A quiet conservation success story, the likes of which aren’t told enough

26-Feb-21 – Positive News
https://www.positive.news/environment/conservation/a-quiet-conservation-success-story-the-likes-of-which-arent-told-enough/

Chemical detection triggers honey bee defense against a destructive parasitic threat

25-Jan-21 – Nature Chemical Biology

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41589-020-00720-3

Plantwatch: fungus creates fake fragrant flowers to fool bees

17-Feb-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2021/feb/17/plantwatch-fungus-creates-fake-fragrant-flowers-xyris-to-fool-bees#:~:text=Fungi%20have%20been%20discovered%20making,from%20Guyana%20in%20South%20America.

 Bee keeper stung by Brexit rules

16-Feb-21 – ITV News

https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2021-02-15/bee-keeper-stung-by-brexit-rules

 Scientists explain why plant diversity is crucial for bee conservation

10-Feb-21 – Open Access Government

 A pair of skydivers play CATCH in freefall - with a jar of honey

09-Feb-21 – Yahoo News

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/pair-skydivers-play-catch-freefall-114300803.html

 Canadian Solar gets the buzz about bees

09-Feb-21 – ReNews.biz

https://renews.biz/66329/canadian-solar-gets-the-buzz-about-bees/

 Old drug is new weapon against tsetse flies

04-Feb-21 – The Naked Scientists

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/articles/science-news/old-drug-new-weapon-against-tsetse-flies

 Virtual beekeeping is buzzzing in 2021

04-Feb-21 – Country Living

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/a35414593/virtual-beekeeping/

 The Wildlife Trust challenges ‘unlawful’ use of killer pesticide

03-Feb-21 – Environment Journal

https://environmentjournal.online/articles/the-wildlife-trust-challenges-unlawful-use-of-killer-pesticide/

 Brexit: 15 million baby bees could be seized and burned over ‘monumentally stupid’ rules

02-Feb-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-bees-burned-uk-eu-rules-b1796201.html

 Flowering inferno: Beekeeper says imported bees could be burned due to Brexit rules

02-Feb-21 – The Mailhttps://www.mailplus.co.uk/news/51184/flowering-inferno-beekeeper-says-imported-bees-could-be-burned-due-to-brexit-rules

Wildlife Trusts mulls legal action after neonic authorisation

28-Jan-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/News/wildlife-trusts-mulls-legal-action-after-neonic-authorisation_57466.html

The Wildlife Trusts explore legal challenge to Government decision to allow emergency use of neonicotinoid

27-Jan-21 – The Wildlife Trusts

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/news/wildlife-trusts-explore-legal-challenge-government-decision-allow-emergency-use-neonicotinoid

UK needs “actions, not words”, argues Labour as environment bill delayed

26-Jan-21 – Labour List

https://labourlist.org/2021/01/uk-needs-actions-not-words-argues-labour-as-environment-bill-delayed/

The Bolivian couple saving honey bees from coca deforestation

25-Jan-21 – Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/the-bolivian-couple-saving-honey-bees-fr-id724787426?chan=c1tal5kh

Quarter of known bee species have not been recorded since 1990

22-Jan-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/22/quarter-of-known-bee-species-have-not-been-recorded-since-1990

Plan Bee: How Labour is seeking to protect Britain’s pollinators

22-Jan-21 – Labour List

https://labourlist.org/2021/01/plan-bee-how-labour-is-seeking-to-protect-britains-pollinators/

EU lawmakers raise concerns about UK 'regression' on pesticides

19-Jan-21 – edie

https://www.edie.net/news/11/EU-lawmakers-raise-concerns-about-UK--regression--on-pesticides/

Defra approves emergency authorisation of neonicotinoid

09-Jan-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/defra-approves-emergency-authorisation-of-neonicotinoid_57325.html

The hidden symbols you may have missed in the Bridgerton costumes

08-Jan-21 – Cosmopolitan

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/fashion/a35137897/bridgerton-costume-hidden-symbol/

Buzzing with excitement! Israeli biologists discover new bee species

08-Jan-21 – Jewish News

https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/new-bee-species-discovered-by-israeli-researchers/

Powys Honey Producer One of the Fastest Growing Businesses in Wales

07-Jan-21 – BusinessNewsWales

Cellnutrition Health Introduces Promising New Vaccine and Immunotherapy

06-Jan-21 – Pharmiweb

https://www.pharmiweb.com/press-release/2021-01-06/cellnutrition-health-introduces-promising-new-vaccine-and-immunotherapy

Online beekeeping business buzzes towards £2m turnover

06-Jan-21 – The Business Desk

Honeybee venom as cure of cancer

05-Jan-21 – Kashmir Reader

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