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Aug 25, 2015

Honey Bee Documentaries

Honey bee documentaries along the themes of honey bee behaviour, colony disappearance or collapse and beekeeping

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Aug 21, 2015

Why Are Invertebrates Important?

Why Are Invertebrates Important? Ways in whcih invertebrates benefit humans, other creatures, the eco-system and biodiversity as a whole

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Aug 21, 2015

The Honey Bee Dance

Honey Bee Dance: what it means. What does the dance tell the bees in the colony?

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Aug 18, 2015

Royal Mail Bee Themed Stamps

Royal Mail Bee Themed Stamps: beautiful postage stamps featuring wild bees and honey bees

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Aug 17, 2015

Lawns for 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.

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Aug 17, 2015

Do All Bees Die After They Sting You?

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.

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Aug 03, 2015

Honey Bee Mating Behaviour

Honey Bee Mating Behaviour: short video clip and explanation. Do males die when they mate? How many times does the queen mate?

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Jul 27, 2015

Richard North And Christopher Booker Wrong About Bees And Neonicotinoids

Richard North And Christopher Booker Wrong About Bees And Neonicotinoids, and here is why

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Jul 26, 2015

Do Farmers, Bees And The Environment A Favour, Liz Truss

Save Bees Not Pesticides: do farmers and the environment a favour, Liz Truss

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Jul 20, 2015

Honey Bee Genetics: Research Papers Examining Behaviours and Characteristics

Honey Bee Genetics: Research Papers Examining A Range Of Behaviours and Characteristics

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Jul 11, 2015

Attracting Bees

Attracting Bees: How to encourage bees to visit and nest in your garden, lists of plants for bees and tips for helping them

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Jul 08, 2015

Planting A Bee Friendly Garden

Planning And Planting A Bee Friendly Garden: Practical tips for planning a garden for bees and other pollinators

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Jul 03, 2015

Bee Friendly Ant Killer? Instead repel, don't kill them!

Bee Friendly Ant Killer Alternative? Don't Kill! Instead, safely repel ants, wasps etc without harming or killing them.

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Jun 26, 2015

Wasp Nests - What A Nest Looks Like And What To Do About 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.

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Jun 23, 2015

Do All Bees Sting?

Do All Bees Sting? Bees are beautiful, but which bees will sting you, and how you can avoid being stung by bees.

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Jun 23, 2015

Stingless Bees

About stingless bees, their nests, crop pollination and unusual behaviours of some species

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Jun 21, 2015

How To Catch A Bee Or Bee Swarm

Advice about how to catch a bee or bee swarm, and links to further information and advice.

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Jun 06, 2015

Open Letter to American Beekeepers

Open Letter to American Beekeepers: The White House Task Force Report on Bee and Pollinator Health

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May 12, 2015

A Bee With A Damaged Wing

A Bee With A Damaged Wing

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May 11, 2015

Andrena Carantonica: The Chocolate Mining Bee

Andrena Carantonica: 2 Chocolate Mining Bees Mating

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May 11, 2015

Growing Fruit And Vegetables With A Little Help From The Bees

Growing Fruit And Vegetables - Feeding Yourself And FeedingThe Bees

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May 08, 2015

Gardening In Small Spaces For 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.

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Apr 16, 2015

The Web Of Life

The Web Of Life: all of life on this beautiful planet earth is connected.

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Mar 08, 2015

World Wide Integrated Assessment Systemic Insecticides Neonicotinoids

Summary Of World Wide Integrated Assessment of the Impact of Systemic Pesticides

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Feb 18, 2015

Help With Bees: Relocate, Revive Or Help Bees Without Harming Them

Help With Bees: FREE ETHICAL ADVICE - Relocate or revive Bees without harming them, What to Do If You Find A Bee And Other Queries

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Feb 17, 2015

Bee Themed Educational Resources And Downloads

Bee Themed Educational Resources And Downloads - for children and students

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Jan 30, 2015

Bee-Themed Bookmarks

Here are some Bee-Themed Bookmarks you can cut out and keep! Free to download

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Jan 19, 2015

Bees, Pollen Beetle Thresholds, And Insecticides

Farmers Using Insecticides When They Do Not Need To, and putting bees at risk

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Jan 14, 2015

Free Bee Posters To Download

Here are some FREE Bee Posters you can download for education and to help spread the word!

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Jan 13, 2015

Letter To MP: Farmers Must Have Independent Information About 'Crop Pest' Threat

Please send this letter to your MP: Farmers Must Have Independent Information About 'Crop Pest' Threat

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Jan 12, 2015

Where Do Bees Go In Winter?

Where Do Bees Go In Winter? About the hibernation of honey bees, solitary bees and bumblebees.

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Jan 08, 2015

What’s The Point Of Neonicotinoids

What’s The Point Of Neonicotinoids? Where is the independent evidence they help grow food?

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Nov 25, 2014

Neonicotinoids Not Yet Banned In Europe

There is a common misconception that neonicotinoids have been banned in Europe. Unfortunately this is not exactly true.

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Nov 17, 2014

British Beekeepers Concerned About Pesticides

A Survey Reveals British Beekeepers Are Concerned About Pesticides

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Nov 12, 2014

Bees, Farming, And Neonicotinoids

Bees, Farming, And Neonicotinoids: Some False Beliefs About Neonicotinoids

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Oct 24, 2014

Neonicotinoids And Disease In Bees And Other Non-Target Invertebrates

Neonicotinoids And Disease In Bees And Other Non-Target Invertebrates - some evidence

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Oct 21, 2014

A National Strategy For Pollinators

A National Strategy For Pollinators: If I could have my own way, what would a National Strategy For Pollinators look like?

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Oct 09, 2014

Bumblebees Love Escallonia

Bumblebees Love Escallonia

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Oct 08, 2014

The Leafcutter Bee

Leafcutter bee: All about this charming pollinator and how to attract them into the garden.

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Oct 07, 2014

The Ashy Mining Bee - Andrena cineraria

The Ashy Mining Bee - about Andrena cineraria: habitat and foraging

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Jul 03, 2014

Neonicotinoids In Your Bee Friendly Plants

Neonicotinoids In Your Bee Friendly Plants: the issue of contamination of ‘bee friendly plants’ bought from retail outlets, being contaminated with neonicotinoids

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Jun 27, 2014

How Neonicotinoids Behave In The Environment

The dangers of neonicotinoids to bees and wildlife: behaviour of neonicotinoids in the environment

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Jun 17, 2014

Do Bee Nest Boxes Work?

Do Bee Nest Boxes Work? What about bumblebee nest boxes? Will they attract bees?

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Jun 16, 2014

What's The Difference Between Bees And Wasps And Hornets?

Did you know, some bees look like wasps, or even hornets – or vice versa? So what's the difference between them?

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Jun 04, 2014

Positive Messages To Help Save Bees

Positive Messages To Help Save Bees and counter marketing spin from the agrochemical industry

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May 30, 2014

Nectar Robbing And Secondary Robbing Comfrey

Nectar Robbing -films of different bees nectar robbing comfrey

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May 24, 2014

A Q&A With John Lewis-Stempel, Author of 'Meadowland'

A Q&A With John Lewis-Stempel, Author of 'Meadowland': author, historian, farmer, naturalist, forager,

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May 23, 2014

The Hairy-Footed Flower Bee - Anthophora plumipes

About The Hairy-Footed Flower Bee - Anthophora plumipes: its lifecycle, and short video clip.

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May 23, 2014

Do Bee Nests Attract Wasps?

Do Bee Nests Attract Wasps, and will wasp nests move into bee nests? Information here.

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