Links and eMails etc. – End of April 2021

Let the lawn go wild this month and allow wildflowers to bloom, gardeners told

30-Apr-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/mow-may-garden-lawn-wildflowers-b1840411.html

Wasps: why I love them, and why you should too

30-Apr-21 – Reaction Life

Chris Packham: Wildlife corridor project all about 'empowerment'

20-Apr-21 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2021-04-20/chris-packham-wildlife-corridor-project-all-about-empowerment

Traps in place to capture Asian hornet queens in Guernsey

19-Apr-21 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2021-04-19/traps-in-place-to-capture-asian-hornet-queens-in-guernsey

Create a buzz about climate change in your school

19-Apr-21 – tes

https://www.tes.com/news/world-bee-day-environment-create-buzz-around-climate-change-your-school

M&S faces backlash over plan to release 30m honeybees

16-Apr-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/16/marks-spencer-honeybee-project-threat-biodiversity-conservationists-aoe

Ancient pottery reveals the first evidence for honey hunting in prehistoric West Africa

14-Apr-21 – Science Daily

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210414100131.htm

York bee innovator causes a buzz around the world

13-Apr-21 – TopicUK

https://topicuk.co.uk/york-bee-innovator-causes-a-buzz-around-the-world/

Buzz for beehives in New York City

12-Apr-21 – Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVE883JHJ

Wild in the city: Bee flies are fluffy, but not so cute

12-Apr-21 – Evening Standard

https://www.standard.co.uk/comment/bee-flies-bumblebees-nature-wildlife-london-city-b929246.html

M&S to introduce 30 million bees on farms

12-Apr-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/m-s-to-introduce-30-million-bees-on-farms_57974.html

Bees bounce back after Australia’s black summer: ‘Any life is good life’

10-Apr-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/11/bees-bounce-back-after-australias-black-summer-any-life-is-good-life

Bloom a Kiss, Save the Bees: Guerlain launches bee conservation social media campaign

09-Apr-21 – The Moodie Davitt Report

New parasitic wasp species discovered in Norway

07-Apr-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/new-species-parasitic-wasp-norway-b1827878.html

Toxic impact of pesticides on bees has doubled, study shows

01-Apr-21 – The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/apr/01/toxic-impact-of-pesticides-on-bees-has-doubled-study-shows

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