Monthly Archives: October 2016

Summary of studies of the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides

Prof. Dave Goulson of Sussex University gives a response to the Society of Chemical Industry meeting in London to discuss “Are neonicotinoids killing bees?” He gives a summary of what is know of the effect of neonicotinoid pesticides on bees, … Continue reading

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Bumblebee nest building video

Check this brilliant little video of the development of a bumblebee nest:- Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q_DZS4ctEs

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Comments on a new Homebase leaflet

David Goulson in his University of Sussex blog is concerned about the content of a new leaflet from Homebase “BEE INFORMED – WHEN USING INSECTICIDES IN YOUR GARDEN”.    The Homebase leaflet says that “Some claims have also been made of … Continue reading

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