The Buzz

'Don't kill flies, wasps or bees this summer' warning

30-May-22 – Essex Live

https://www.essexlive.news/news/uk-world-news/dont-kill-flies-wasps-bees-7143004

Could the land of milk and honey save the world's bees?

26-May-22 – Jewish Chronicle

https://www.thejc.com/lets-talk/all/could-the-land-of-milk-and-honey-save-the-worlds-bees-4PLxtyh6FATHzEa8U7J7v0

Bee charity wins silver medal at Chelsea Flower Show

26-May-22 – Abergavenny Chronicle

https://www.abergavennychronicle.com/news/bee-charity-wins-silver-medal-at-chelsea-flower-show-548314

Guerlain marks World Bee Day with #WomenForBees fundraising campaign

23-May-22 – Moodie Davitt

American Foulbrood found in Perthshire bee hive

20-May-22 – Gov Scotland

https://www.gov.scot/news/american-foulbrood-found-in-perthshire-bee-hive/

Hive mind: Tunisia beekeepers abuzz over early warning system

20-May-22 – France24

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20220520-hive-mind-tunisia-beekeepers-abuzz-over-early-warning-system

World Bee Day: A British beekeeper’s guide to protecting the essential insects

19-May-22 – Alloa Advertiser

https://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/20149888.world-bee-day-british-beekeepers-guide-protecting-essential-insects/

Bees are at risk and we can all help to keep them safe

18-May-22 – The Times

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/e5a77cf4-d6e1-11ec-8585-951ab3afb4d2

In Scotland, The LACRIMA Foundation is Making 3D Printed Wooden Beehives

18-May-22 – 3D-Natives

https://www.3dnatives.com/en/lacrima-foundation-3d-printed-wooden-beehives-180520224/

Scientists’ astonishing discovery: some bats pretend to be bees and hornets to defend themselves from predators!

12-May=22 – Medium.com

£2.4m components contract secured to help save the bees

04-May-22 – The Business Desk

Chef Clodagh McKenna reveals why she loves to keep bees

01-May-22 – Homes and Gardens

https://www.homesandgardens.com/gardens/clodagh-mckenna-reveals-why-she-loves-to-keep-bees

Is No Mow May a good idea?

29-Apr-22 – LivingEtc

https://www.livingetc.com/advice/no-mow-may

UK braced for another invasion of killer Asian hornets after first insects of 2022 found

25-Apr-22 – EssexLive

https://www.essexlive.news/news/uk-world-news/uk-braced-another-invasion-killer-6994583

Landworkers' Alliance seeks to ban export of UK-made pesticides

22-Apr-22 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/landworkers-alliance-seeks-to-ban-export-of-uk-made-pesticides_60256.html

Bee diversity needed to sustain life on Earth

18-Apr-22 – Environment Journal

How to prevent insect bites and stings as the weather warms up

17-Apr-22 – The Courier (Scotland)

Researchers explore DWR inspired by bees

12-Apr-22 – Au Manufacturing

Pollination experts install listening devices at Dyson Farming site

11-Apr-22 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/pollination-experts-install-listening-devices-at-dyson-farming-site_60199.html

EU to restrict use of harmful Sulfoxaflor pesticide for pollinators

07-Apr-22 - EU business

https://www.eubusiness.com/news-eu/sulfoxaflor-pesticide.74xw

World’s First Bee-Free Honey Company MeliBio Secures $5.7M In Funding

07-Apr-22 – Plant based news

Recent cold weather could be detrimental to wildlife, say Woodland Trust: Here’s how you can help

08-Apr-22 – On-the-Wight (but it’s in the South too!!)

Cold weather could hit wildlife after mild start to year, conservationists warn

07-Apr-22 – Fife Times (I know it’s a bit north of here!!!)

https://www.centralfifetimes.com/news/20050411.cold-weather-hit-wildlife-mild-start-year-conservationists-warn/

Colombian researchers seek safety for bees in urban jungle

05-Apr-22 – France24

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20220405-colombian-researchers-seek-safety-for-bees-in-urban-jungle

Want to attract bees? New study says to keep these 3 common weeds

04-Apr-22 – Country Living

https://www.countryliving.com/uk/homes-interiors/gardens/a39624295/garden-weeds-benefit-pollinators/

Scottish fruit growers to use new AI system to boost yields

31-Mar-22 - FarmingUK News

https://www.farminguk.com/news/scottish-fruit-growers-to-use-new-ai-system-to-boost-yields_60136.html

What are bee bus stops and could the Channel Islands get some?

31-Mar-22 – ITV News

https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2022-03-31/what-are-bee-bus-stops-and-could-the-channel-islands-get-some

What are bee bus stops and could the Channel Islands get some?

31-Mar-22 – ITV News

https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2022-03-31/what-are-bee-bus-stops-and-could-the-channel-islands-get-some

Brighton makes bee line for mandatory swift bricks

21-Mar-22 – Scottish Construction Now

https://www.scottishconstructionnow.com/articles/and-finally-brighton-makes-bee-line-for-mandatory-swift-bricks

New wildlife seed mix promises to be best yet for biodiversity

18-Mar-22 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/new-wildlife-seed-mix-promises-to-be-best-yet-for-biodiversity_60053.html

Five foods on the decline due to climate change

California uses 60% of the honeybee hives in the country just for almond pollination each winter

16-Mar-22 – Speciality Food Magazine

https://www.specialityfoodmagazine.com/news/five-foods-on-the-decline-due-to-climate-change

Honey producer Rowse has launched a campaign telling customers that buying honey will protect bees

16-Mar-22 – Talking Retail

https://www.talkingretail.com/products-news/grocery/rowse-honey-in-4m-promotional-campaign-16-03-2022/

Why You Should Stay Away From Stinging Insects

16-Mar-22 – business mole

http://www.businessmole.com/why-you-should-stay-away-from-stinging-insects/

Beeswax Market to Witness Stunning Growth

14-Mar-22 – NyseNewsGuild

ZEMIC load sensors find novel use for critical health monitoring function on Apiago’s smart beehives

08-Mar-22 – Process and Control Today

https://www.pandct.com/news/zemic-load-sensors-find-novel-use-for-critical-health-monitoring-function-on-apiagos-smart-beehives

Research demonstrates value ‘injurious weeds’ can bring to both pollinators and biodiversity

08-Mar-22 – BES

https://www.britishecologicalsociety.org/research-demonstrates-value-injurious-weeds-can-bring-to-both-pollinators-and-biodiversity/

DEFRA lifts ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid

03-Mar-22 – The ENDS report

https://www.endsreport.com/article/1748556/defra-lifts-ban-bee-killing-neonicotinoid

Growers allowed to use neonic after threshold for use met

02-Mar-22 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/growers-allowed-to-use-neonic-after-threshold-for-use-met_59945.html

Wildlife gardening – 12 expert tips for making your outdoor space more attractive to bees, birds, and animals

27-Feb-22 – Living etc

https://www.livingetc.com/advice/wildlife-gardening

Beekeepers using tracking devices to protect precious hives

22-Feb-22 – AP News

https://apnews.com/article/technology-health-business-united-states-theft-449f7234e63f8ae757bf75b1866e51b4

Conservation charity asks Channel Islanders to grow more wild patches to stop bees declining

18-Feb-22 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2022-02-18/conservation-charity-asks-islanders-to-grow-wild-patches-to-stop-bees-declining

Wildlife Trusts' lawyers question legality of emergency neonics use

14-Feb-22 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/wildlife-trusts-lawyers-question-legality-of-emergency-neonics-use_59851.html

York council chiefs agree to scale back use of controversial herbicide

09-Feb-22 – York Press

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/19908530.york-council-chiefs-agree-scale-back-use-controversial-herbicide/

Plants are flowering a month earlier than usual

07-Feb-22 – Reaction Life

Scientists develop insect-sized flying robots with flapping wings

02-Feb-22 – Science Daily
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/02/220202143053.htm

Government launches farming forum to tackle issues

28-Jan-22 – Farming UK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/government-launches-farming-forum-to-tackle-issues_59751.html

 We need to take action on regulation and R&D to realise the potential of our homegrown crops

27-Jan-22 – The House

https://www.politicshome.com/thehouse/article/we-need-to-take-action-on-regulation-and-rd-to-realise-the-potential-of-our-homegrown-crops

 Devastating new pollution findings reveal a Tory-led Britain is life-threatening

20-Jan-22 – The Canary

 Air pollution significantly reduces pollination by confusing butterflies and bees

20-Jan-22 – Phys.Org

https://phys.org/news/2022-01-air-pollution-significantly-pollination-butterflies.html

 Honey is helping to conserve the spectacled bear, thanks to bears and bees

19-Jan-22 – Check Mind News

https://chemindnews.com/honey-is-helping-to-conserve-the-spectacled-bear-thanks-to-bears-and-bees/

 There are up to 70% fewer pollinator visits in areas with high air pollution

19-Jan-22 – Air Quality News

 Birds and bees: why new buildings need to support the natural world

19-Jan-22 – Reaction

 The wasp lesson

18-Jan-22 – The Ecologist

https://theecologist.org/2022/jan/18/wasp-lesson

 'Banned' bee-harming pesticide approved for use, despite expert advice

17-Jan-22 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-59995387

 Antiques Road Trip star Izzie Balmer wows fans with surprising new hobby

07-Jan-22 – Hello Magazine

https://www.hellomagazine.com/film/20220107130295/antiques-road-trip-izzie-balmer-reveals-surprising-new-hobby/

 Creating a buzz: living artwork for bees will bloom in Cornwall this summer

06-Jan-22 – Positive.News
https://www.positive.news/society/living-artwork-for-bees-will-bloom-at-eden-project-this-summer/