Could an App for Farmers Help Save the World’s Bee Population?
A new app from researchers at the University of Vermont allows farmers to virtually trial methods of encouraging bees to thrive and pollinate crops on their land.
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Why Bee-Friendly Cities Are the Key to World Food Security
According to community ecologist Dr. Mick Hanley, “biodiversity needs to be incorporated into urban planning in a much more strategic way than has been done so far.”
Bee-Eating Hornets Are the Latest Threat to British Agriculture
There’s more bad news for honeybees as DEFRA confirms a sighting of the bee-eating Asian hornet in Gloucestershire.
Scientists Have Yet More Evidence That Pesticides Are Bad News for Bees
A new study from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology links the long-term decline of bee populations in England with neonicotinoid pesticides.