Links – End of April 2024

'No Mow May' campaign: Why gardeners are being encouraged to let their grass grow

30-Apr-24 - ITV

‘Bug splat’ survey shows 78% decline in flying insects in two decades

24-Apr-24 – Shropshire Star

Southern Water sets traps to catch Asian Hornet Queens in Kent and East Sussex

15-Apr-24 – Sussex Online News

Heavy rainfall could lead to rise in food prices and bees potentially starving

12-Apr-24 – ITV

Parliament approves rules to curb fraud in honey, promote higher fruit content in jams – (N.B. this is the European Parliament)

11-Apr-24 – EurActiv

Chris Packham on the Asian hornet: there are bigger enemies than these bovver buzzers

11-Apr-24 – The Guardian

Wetherspoons Warns Lemons And Limes ‘May Not Be Vegan’

10-Apr-24 – Plant Based News

First Asian hornets of 2024 caught in Guernsey

10-Apr-24 – Island FM

In defence of wasps: a misunderstood insect with human-like qualities

07-Apr-24 – The Guardian

In praise of bees: the Cupid of the flowering world

05-Apr-24 – The Guardian

American Foulbrood found in Perthshire beehive

05-Apr-24 – Scottish Government

Can AI save honey bees from Asian hornets?

03-Apr-24 – ITV

ScotGov plan to 'eradicate' hornet threatening Honeybees

03-Apr-24 – The Herald Scotland

Asian hornet: pest-specific contingency plan

03-Apr-24 – Scottish Government

Early warning system to track Asian hornets unveiled by UK researchers

03-Apr-24 – The Guardian

Honey bees could help track microorganisms in cities, scientists say

30-Mar-24 – The Independent

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