Archived News Items

International Bee Research Association – IBRA provides information on bee science and beekeeping worldwide
Bee Crisis:warmer summers help parasite – Article on nozema,Ecologist – 30th December 2014
Age Matters: Young Larvae boost pollen foraging in honey bees Science Daily – 18th November 2014
Roundup of Honey bee news – Guardian – 11th September 2013
Honey bee treatment applied in wrong way – Telegraph – 4th September 2013
Rare Cornish bee could save dwindling populations from disease – BBC News – 13th July 2013
Dodgy Honey – Pharaceutical Journal – 10th July 2013
Lords debates decline of honey bees – www.parliament.co.uk – 10th January 2013
Talks in Aberystwyth over Welsh bee decline action plan – BBC News – 19th November 2012
Honey-bees found to have bite that stuns – BBC News – 26th October 2012
Honey bees’ genetic code unlocked – BBC News – 12th October 2012
London bee numbers ‘could be too high’ – BBC News – 12th October 2012
Bee study lifts lid on hive habits – Guardian – 16th September 2012
Hive talking: website connects would-bee keepers with landowners – Guardian – 28th August 2012
Academics and children team up for beehive project – BBC News – 8th July 2012
Has the sniffer dog had its day? – BBC News – 19th June 2012
Honeybee decline linked to deadly virus – BBC News (video) – 8th June 2012
Fly Parasite Turns Honeybees into Zombies – LiveScience – 3rd January 2012
Elephant and bee researcher nets green prize – BBC News – 23rd November 2011
Truck driver tells of moment 25 million bees escaped – Guardian – 25th October 2011
Danger! The bee-killing Asian hornet is set to invade Britain – Guardian – 17th October 2011
Bee thought to be extinct found in East Sussex – Guardian – 11th October 2011
EU bans GM-contaminated honey from general sale – Guardian – 7th September 2011
Beekeeping takes flight in primary school – Guardian – 30th August 2011
The real queen bees at Buck House – Daily Mail – 26th August 2011
Ecotricity in Gloucestershire gets bee guardian status – BBC – 7th August 2011
In pictures: China’s bee-wearing contest – BBC – 17th July 2011
Bees follow polarised light through a maze – New Scientist – 1st February 2011
Pesticide linked to bee deaths should be suspended, MPs told – The Independent – 26th January 2011
Finding out how honey kills bacteria – Pharaceutical Journal – 1/8 January 2011
Scientists launch fightback against Varroa – Daily Mail – 26th December 2010
The crucial role cities can play in protecting the honeybee – Guardian – 16th December 2010
We need more funds to research bee population decline – Keighley News – 19th November 2010
Bees Take the Sting Out of Mouth Ulcers – Pharma Magazine – 17th November 2010
Healthy hive training offered to novice beekeepers – BBC News – 7th October 2010
Could a superbee from Swindon save the world? – Guardian – 25th August 2010