Honey Nut Cheerios Living Billboard Filled With Bees – PSFK (blog)

http://www.psfk.com/2015/11/honey-nut-cheerios-living-billboard-filled-with-bees.html PSFK (blog)Honey Nut Cheerios Living Billboard Filled With BeesPSFK (blog)Honey Nut Cheerios is celebrating its real honey ingredient with a living billboard home to more than 100,000 honeybees. The three-story free-standing structure features the words “Made with Real Honey,”… (READ MORE)

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Beekeeping: Learning how to use wax the hard way – Yorkshire Post

http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/rural/farming/beekeeping-learning-how-to-use-wax-the-hard-way-1-7570944 Yorkshire PostBeekeeping: Learning how to use wax the hard way. There’s plenty of evidence that for much of history beekeepers were every bit as interested in the wax that bees produce as they were in any honey crop. Honey… (READ MORE)

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Scientists discover that male bumblebees are the worker bees rather than females – Western Daily Press

http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/Scientists-discover-male-bumblebees-worker-bees/story-28169779-detail/story.html Western Daily PressScientists discover that male bumblebees are the worker bees rather than femalesWestern Daily PressThe female of the species may think they do all the work, but now scientists have discovered that males are just as good at… (READ MORE)

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National honey show videos

This year I attended the National Honey show. I readily attend the lectures, except when I can’t because the room gets too full. As I missed 2 and one was cancelled I was determined not to miss Mr Goulson’s lecture… (READ MORE)

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Legal challenge to the Government’s neonicotinoid authorisations thrown out – Horticulture Week

http://www.hortweek.com/legal-challenge-governments-neonicotinoid-authorisations-thrown/plant-health/article/1372485 Friends of the Earth bee campaigner Dave Timms said: “It’s extremely disappointing that our application to challenge the Government’s decision to …

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Study explores what we know about how neonicotinoids affect bees University of … – EurekAlert (press release)

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-10/uog-sew103015.php Study explores what we know about how neonicotinoids affect bees University of …EurekAlert (press release)”The extent to which neonicotinoid insecticides harm bees and other insect pollinators is one of the most contentious questions that environmental policymakers have to grapple… (READ MORE)

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Bees: National Pollinator Strategy needs strengthening says Bee Coalition – The Economic Voice (blog)

http://www.economicvoice.com/bees-national-pollinator-strategy-needs-strengthening-says-bee-coalition/ The Economic Voice (blog)Bees: National Pollinator Strategy needs strengthening says Bee CoalitionThe Economic Voice (blog)The report Policies for Pollinators, criticises the Government for failing to respond to a plethora of new studies linking the use of neonicotinoid insecticides with… (READ MORE)

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Popularity of urban beekeeping not helping to make up for declining … – The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/popularity-of-urban-beekeeping-not-helping-to-make-up-for-declining-countryside-populations-says-a6721496.html Popularity of urban beekeeping not helping to make up for declining . The popularity of urban beekeeping is not helping to make up for declining countryside populations, according to new research. The report also found that city-dwelling honey bees… (READ MORE)

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Bees: National Pollinator Strategy needs strengthening says Bee Coalition – The Economic Voice (blog)

http://www.economicvoice.com/bees-national-pollinator-strategy-needs-strengthening-says-bee-coalition/ The Economic Voice (blog)Bees: National Pollinator Strategy needs strengthening says Bee CoalitionThe Economic Voice (blog)The report Policies for Pollinators, criticises the Government for failing to respond to a plethora of new studies linking the use of neonicotinoid insecticides with… (READ MORE)

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Vibrating bees tell the state of the hive – Phys.Org

http://phys.org/news/2015-11-vibrating-bees-state-hive.html Researchers from Nottingham Trent University, in the United Kingdom, have now developed and tested a new prototype device that can remotely monitor hive activity without disturbing the bees. The device picks up and analyzes vibrations from special types of… (READ MORE)

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