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Honey bee documentaries along the themes of honey bee behaviour, colony disappearance or collapse and beekeeping
Why Are Invertebrates Important? Ways in whcih invertebrates benefit humans, other creatures, the eco-system and biodiversity as a whole
Honey Bee Dance: what it means. What does the dance tell the bees in the colony?
Royal Mail Bee Themed Stamps: beautiful postage stamps featuring wild bees and honey bees
Lawns can be greate spaces for bees, whether you wish to create a wildflower meadow, a thyme lawn, or simply feature a few beneficial plants for bees.
Do all bees die after they sting you, and if so why? It is a common misunderstanding, but not all bees do die after stinging humans.
Honey Bee Mating Behaviour: short video clip and explanation. Do males die when they mate? How many times does the queen mate?
Save Bees Not Pesticides: do farmers and the environment a favour, Liz Truss
Honey Bee Genetics: Research Papers Examining A Range Of Behaviours and Characteristics
Attracting Bees: How to encourage bees to visit and nest in your garden, lists of plants for bees and tips for helping them
Planning And Planting A Bee Friendly Garden: Practical tips for planning a garden for bees and other pollinators
Bee Friendly Ant Killer Alternative? Don't Kill! Instead, safely repel ants, wasps etc without harming or killing them.
Wasp Nests - What a nest looks like, what to do about them, and how to deter wasps from building nests in inconvenient places in the future.
Do All Bees Sting? Bees are beautiful, but which bees will sting you, and how you can avoid being stung by bees.
About stingless bees, their nests, crop pollination and unusual behaviours of some species
Advice about how to catch a bee or bee swarm, and links to further information and advice.
Open Letter to American Beekeepers: The White House Task Force Report on Bee and Pollinator Health
A Bee With A Damaged Wing
Andrena Carantonica: 2 Chocolate Mining Bees Mating
Growing Fruit And Vegetables - Feeding Yourself And FeedingThe Bees
Gardening In Small Spaces For Bees: it’s not always the amount of space you have, but what you do with it that counts.
The Web Of Life: all of life on this beautiful planet earth is connected.
Summary Of World Wide Integrated Assessment of the Impact of Systemic Pesticides
Help With Bees: FREE ETHICAL ADVICE - Relocate or revive Bees without harming them, What to Do If You Find A Bee And Other Queries
Bee Themed Educational Resources And Downloads - for children and students
Here are some Bee-Themed Bookmarks you can cut out and keep! Free to download
Farmers Using Insecticides When They Do Not Need To, and putting bees at risk
Here are some FREE Bee Posters you can download for education and to help spread the word!
Please send this letter to your MP: Farmers Must Have Independent Information About 'Crop Pest' Threat
Where Do Bees Go In Winter? About the hibernation of honey bees, solitary bees and bumblebees.
What’s The Point Of Neonicotinoids? Where is the independent evidence they help grow food?
There is a common misconception that neonicotinoids have been banned in Europe. Unfortunately this is not exactly true.
A Survey Reveals British Beekeepers Are Concerned About Pesticides
Bees, Farming, And Neonicotinoids: Some False Beliefs About Neonicotinoids
Neonicotinoids And Disease In Bees And Other Non-Target Invertebrates - some evidence
A National Strategy For Pollinators: If I could have my own way, what would a National Strategy For Pollinators look like?
Bumblebees Love Escallonia
Leafcutter bee: All about this charming pollinator and how to attract them into the garden.
The Ashy Mining Bee - about Andrena cineraria: habitat and foraging
Neonicotinoids In Your Bee Friendly Plants: the issue of contamination of ‘bee friendly plants’ bought from retail outlets, being contaminated with neonicotinoids
The dangers of neonicotinoids to bees and wildlife: behaviour of neonicotinoids in the environment
Do Bee Nest Boxes Work? What about bumblebee nest boxes? Will they attract bees?
Did you know, some bees look like wasps, or even hornets – or vice versa? So what's the difference between them?
Positive Messages To Help Save Bees and counter marketing spin from the agrochemical industry
Nectar Robbing -films of different bees nectar robbing comfrey
A Q&A With John Lewis-Stempel, Author of 'Meadowland': author, historian, farmer, naturalist, forager,
About The Hairy-Footed Flower Bee - Anthophora plumipes: its lifecycle, and short video clip.
Do Bee Nests Attract Wasps, and will wasp nests move into bee nests? Information here.
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