Bees

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Bread sauce fans of the world unite | Brief letters
Brief letters: A Welsh and English alliance | The bees are back in town | Royal Mail records | Digesting the royals | Micro brief

13, Jan, 2023 @6:14 PM

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US government approves use of world’s first vaccine for honeybees
Hopes of a new weapon against diseases that routinely ravage colonies that are relied upon for food pollination

Oliver Milman

04, Jan, 2023 @9:50 PM

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Plantwatch: how fertilisers interfere with flowers’ electric fields
Research shows disruption lasts for up to 25 minutes after spraying, discouraging insects from visiting

Paul Simons

21, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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What happens when humans meddle with nature?
Seven ways in which our destruction of the natural world has led to deadly outcomes

Phoebe Weston

22, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lost and found: how two dead giant bees on eBay sparked the hunt to find one alive
Photographer Clay Bolt and entomologist Eli Wyman launched an expedition to find Wallace’s giant bee and ‘rediscovered’ it in Indonesia’s Maluku islands

Graeme Green

10, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Bumblebees get a buzz out of playing with balls, study finds
Research shows bees rolling wooden balls despite having no apparent incentive to do so

Jessica Murray

27, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Business groups block action that could help tackle biodiversity crisis, report finds
Industry associations for sectors from oil to agriculture in the US and Europe found resisting wildlife-friendly laws, say researchers

Phoebe Weston

24, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Brexit freedoms bill’ could abolish all pesticide protections, campaigners say
Bill would see 570 EU-derived environmental laws removed at end of 2023, with little time to replace them

Damian Carrington Environment editor

29, Sep, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Buzz stops: bus shelter roofs turned into gardens for bees and butterflies
Bee bus stops first appeared in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Now the UK is planning for more than 1,000 and there is growing interest across Europe and in Canada and Australia

Phoebe Weston

24, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Ohio man who suffered 20,000 bee-stings expected to recover, family says
Austin Bellamy has awoken from a medically induced coma after mistakenly cutting into a bees’ nest while trimming a tree

Maya Yang

02, Sep, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Country diary: Who would live in a keyhole like this?
Allendale, Northumberland: I had found neat semi-circles on the epimedium leaves in my garden, now I know who’s been busy

Susie White

29, Aug, 2022 @4:30 AM

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New wildflower havens in South Downs national park boost bee numbers
Bee populations are in steep decline in UK but community funded projects have led to recovery of the ‘vital ecosystem engineers’

Chelsie Henshaw

22, Aug, 2022 @1:15 PM

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