Links etc. – End of August 2021

Veterinary practice manager who quit to become a professional honey farmer says her seven-year-old daughter is her beekeeping apprentice

23-Aug-21 – Veterinarian Daily News

National Honey Bee Day: These foods could disappear if pollinator populations continue to dwindle

21-Aug-21 – ABC News

https://abcnews.go.com/US/national-honey-bee-day-foods-disappear-pollinator-populations/story?id=79545939

Asian hornet: Record number of queens found in Jersey

20-Aug-21 – BBC

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-58281111

Stung by climate change: drought-weakened bee colonies shrink U.S. honey crop, threaten almonds

19-Aug-21 – Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/world/us/stung-by-climate-change-drought-weakened-bee-colonies-shrink-us-honey-crop-2021-08-19/

Glasgow uni spinout secures £1.3m funding to develop eco-friendly insecticides

18-Aug-21 – Glasgow Chamber of Commerce

https://glasgowchamberofcommerce.com/news/news/2021/august/18/glasgow-uni-spinout-secures-13m-funding-to-develop-eco-friendly-insecticides/

'Nature-inspired' insecticides receive fund boost

16-Aug-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/-nature-inspired-insecticides-receive-fund-boost_58768.html

Impact of pesticides on bees underestimated, finds study

06-Aug-21 – EndsReport

https://www.endsreport.com/article/1724178/impact-pesticides-bees-underestimated-finds-study

Study finds common insecticide harmful to bees in any amount

05-Aug-21 – FreshFruitPortal

Pesticides: interactions between agrochemicals increase their harm to bees

04-Aug-21 – TheConversation

https://pharmaceutical.industriesnews.net/news/270579898/pesticides-interactions-between-agrochemicals-increase-their-harm-to-bees

Why Animals Recognize Numbers but Only Humans Can Do Math

30-Jul-21 – TheConversation

https://theconversation.com/why-animals-recognise-numbers-but-only-humans-can-do-maths-165121

Bee scaffolding and bio heaters: New research reveals hidden beehive behaviours

27-Jul-21 –Science Focus
https://www.sciencefocus.com/nature/new-bee-behaviour/

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