Ireland promotes pollinators

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Waterford/Dublin, Thursday September 17th, 2015 – Sixty-eight governmental and nongovernmental organisations have agreed a shared plan of action to tackle pollinator decline and make Ireland a place where pollinators can survive and thrive. The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020, published today, … Continued

Bees on your stamps

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Royalmail have brought out a series of stamps showing different kinds of bees.  The presentation pack includes a lot of information about bees, including short articles on rare bees: the Scabious Bee, the Great Yellow and the Bilberry Bumblebee, the Northern … Continued

What’s killing our bees?

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This Horizon (BBC) programme looks at what may be responsible for the deaths of bee colonies. “Bill Turnbull investigates one of the biggest mysteries in the British countryside: what is killing our bees. It is a question that generates huge controversy. … Continued