Links etc. – End of June 2021

Beeflow raises $8.3 million to save the bees AND put them to work

29-Jun-21 – TechCrunch

Meet the robot pollinators replacing the bees

23-Jun-21 – EngineerLive

https://www.engineerlive.com/content/meet-robot-pollinators-replacing-bees

Duchess of Cambridge reveals she's a beekeeper by bringing schoolchildren pot of her own honey

22-Jun-21 – ITV

https://www.itv.com/news/2021-06-22/duchess-of-cambridge-reveals-shes-a-beekeeper-by-bringing-schoolchildren-pot-of-her-own-honey

Photographer Discovers a Pair of Sleepy Bees Snoozing in the Middle of a Flower

16-Jun-21 –

Busy bees welcome at Horsted Green Park

16-Jun-21 – Wealden District Council

https://www.wealden.gov.uk/news/busy-bees-welcome-at-horsted-green-park/

Environment Bill: Protection for pollinators amendment welcomed by conservationists

16-Jun-21 – Ends Report

https://www.endsreport.com/article/1719411/environment-bill-protection-pollinators-amendment-welcomed-conservationists

UK-Australia trade deal: Why environmentalists are worried about bee-killing pesticides and carbon emissions

15-Hun-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/climate-change/news/australia-trade-deal-uk-environment-b1866208.html

Warning over lower pesticide standards as UK eyes Pacific free trade deal

09-Jun-21 – Times

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/national/19358786.warning-lower-pesticide-standards-uk-eyes-pacific-free-trade-deal/

Killer Asian hornets reach record levels in UK

08-Jun-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-killer-asian-hornets-warning-b1861547.html

Viral TikTok beekeeper sparks outrage over lack of safety equipment

04-Jun-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/viral-tiktok-sparks-outrage-beekeeper-b1860002.html

Poots launches initiatives to protect pollinators | Newry Times

03-Jun-21 – Newry Times

Love wasps as much as bees - their venom can treat cancer - say scientists

01-Jun-21 – KentLive

https://www.kentlive.news/news/uk-world-news/love-wasps-much-bees-venom-5477344

Libyan patients turn to bee stings for pain relief

31-May-21 – Reuters
https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVEFARO17

Bus stops for bees? How Leicester is boosting biodiversity 31-May-21 – ITV
https://www.itv.com/news/central/2021-05-31/bus-stops-for-bees-how-leicester-is-boosting-biodiversity-butterflies-leicester-city-council-leicester-climate

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