Allotments are providing the best habitat for bees while parks and roadsides need improving, warns a leading bee expert following the results of the first-ever Great British Bee Count published today by Friends of the Earth, Buglife and B&Q.
Published on behalf of The Bee Coalition (Friends of the Earth, Buglife, ClientEarth, Environmental Justice Foundation, Natural Beekeeping Trust, Pesticide Action Network, RSPB and Soil Association). A new report released today confirms harm to bees from neonicotinoid insecticides and suggests the …
Two neonicotinoid insecticides, widely used in the United States, appear to significantly harm honey bee colonies over the winter, particularly during colder winters, according to a new study published today by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).
Gardeners are being urged to create bee-friendly gardens this Easter, traditionally one of the busiest gardening weekends of the year, to help protect bees threatened by habitat loss and climate change.
A plan to save our bees. Last year tens of thousands people convinced the Government to create a national Bee Action Plan to save British bees. Now Bees Minister Lord de Mauley wants your thoughts on his draft plan.
A draft Government action plan published today [Thursday 6 March 2014] aimed at safeguarding Britain’s bees and other under-threat pollinators, must be considerably strengthened if it’s going to be effective, Friends of the Earth warned today.