Links and eMails etc. – End of Feb 2020

Coronavirus stings world's top honey makers with China beekeepers locked down

26-Feb-20 – Reuters
https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-beekeeping/coronavirus-stings-worlds-top-honey-makers-with-china-beekeepers-locked-down-idUKKCN20K14Q

 As an animal product, bee pollen is not vegan.

25-Feb-20 – Plant based News
https://www.plantbasednews.org/opinion/9-disgusting-animal-products-vitamins

 Bumblebees ‘can recognise objects in the dark using the sense of touch’

20-Feb-20 – Evening Express
https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/bumblebees-can-recognise-objects-in-the-dark-using-the-sense-of-touch/

 Sur-hive mentality: Thermal images show a colony of bees huddled together during Storm Dennis

19-Feb-20 Daily Mail
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8019667/Farmer-rescues-stranded-lambs-rising-floodwater-Derbyshire.html

 Bees could thrive if agri-environment schemes improve, study finds

18-Feb-20 – Farming UK
https://www.farminguk.com/news/bees-could-thrive-if-agri-environment-schemes-improve-study-finds_55013.html

 Welsh Beekeeper Launches ‘Virtually Sting-Proof’ Beekeeping Suit

14-Feb-20 – Business News Wales
https://businessnewswales.com/welsh-beekeper-launches-virtually-sting-proof-beekeeping-suit/

 Bees prioritise their unique waggle dance to find flowers

11-Feb-20 – Inside Ecology
https://insideecology.com/2020/02/11/bees-prioritise-their-unique-waggle-dance-to-find-flowers/

 Precision pollination research in sunflowers shows promise

10-Feb-20 – Ag Week
https://www.agweek.com/business/agriculture/4705956-precision-pollination-research-sunflowers-shows-promise

 Are beeswax wraps a good plastic-free alternative to clingfilm?

07-Feb-20 – Good Housekeeping
https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/house-and-home/household-advice/a30651443/beeswax-food-wrap/

 Are Bees Dying of Malnourishment?

07-Feb-20 – Stackyard
http://www.stackyard.com/news/2020/02/environment/02_tum_bees.html

 Romania and Lithuania ordered to cease issuing 'emergency' pesticide licenses

03-Feb-20 – Ends Europe
https://www.endseurope.com/article/1672836/romania-lithuania-ordered-cease-issuing-emergency-pesticide-licenses

 Don't pull out dandelions in your garden as they can help to save the bees

03-Feb-20 – Country Living
https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/a30746964/dandelions-helping-bees/

 Bacteria Engineered to Protect Bees from Pests and Pathogens

30-Jan-20 – UT News
https://news.utexas.edu/2020/01/30/bacteria-engineered-to-protect-bees-from-pests-and-pathogens/

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