Links etc. – End of November 2021

'Smart' food waste tags and brilliant bees: The best green innovations of November 2021

01-Dec-21 – edie

https://www.edie.net/news/8/The-best-green-innovations-of-November-2021/

New monitoring device notifies land managers of tree pest levels

30-Nov-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/new-monitoring-device-notifies-land-managers-of-tree-pest-levels_59434.html

RSPB: thousands of miles of wildlife-rich hedgerows at risk from farming changes

26-Nov-21 – TheEveningStandard

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/rspb-english-government-england-defra-b968384.html

Scientists perplexed by flesh-eating ‘vulture bees’ that have quit pollen to feed on dead bodies

25-Nov-21 – The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/flesh-eating-vulture-bees-chicken-b1964028.html

Bee gold: Why honey is an insect superfood

25-Nov-21 – BBC

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20211122-bee-gold-why-honey-is-an-insect-superfood

‘Superbloom’ field of flowers to surround Tower of London for Platinum Jubilee

23-Nov-21 – ITV News

https://www.itv.com/news/london/2021-11-23/superbloom-field-of-flowers-to-surround-tower-of-london-for-platinum-jubilee

Bees may take generations to recover from one exposure to insecticides

22-Nov-21 – TheGuardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/22/bees-generations-recover-exposure-insecticides

Revealed: Europe and the UK’s vast shipments of banned, bee-killing ‘neonics’

18-Nov-21 – Greenpeace

Woodland and hedgerow creation can play crucial role in action to reverse declines in pollinators

17-Nov-21 – PhysOrg

https://phys.org/news/2021-11-woodland-hedgerow-creation-crucial-role.html

Reduced pesticides can lead to increase in bees visiting crops

14-Nov-21 – FarmWeek

Farms harness power of predatory insects to fight pests

12-Nov-21 – FarmingUK

https://www.farminguk.com/news/farms-harness-power-of-predatory-insects-to-fight-pests_59326.html

Un-BEE-lievable! Thrilled beekeepers discover thousands of the insects SURVIVED being buried under volcanic ash for FIFTY days on La Palma

11-Nov-21 – DailyMail

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10192693/Beekeepers-discover-thousands-bees-SURVIVED-buried-volcanic-ash-FIFTY-days-La-Palma.html

‘No one knew they existed’: wild heirs of lost British honeybee found at Blenheim

07-Nov-21 – TheGuardian

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/07/no-one-knew-they-existed-wild-heirs-of-lost-british-honeybee-found-at-blenheim?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

Bees, sheep, crops: Solar developers tout multiple benefits

04-Nov-21 – ValueTheMarkets

https://www.valuethemarkets.com/news/bees-sheep-crops-solar-developers-tout-multiple-benefits

Insect populations are dying out. Here’s why that doesn’t have to be the case

04-Nov-21 – Science Focus
https://www.sciencefocus.com/nature/insects-apocalypse-dave-goulson/

Work begins to develop commercial lure to combat CSFB

02-Nov-21 – FarmingUK
https://www.farminguk.com/news/work-begins-to-develop-commercial-lure-to-combat-csfb_59252.html

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