It’s now time for this year’s 30 Days Wild challenge. Here are my first five random acts of wildness. … More 30 Days Wild 2020 – Days 1-5
I painted this bee picture last year. I adore bees and can happily spend hours photographing them. And painting them. … More Bee Love
pirouette amidst the blooms as vibrant sunlight streams on through illuminating dull endeavours into joy Take a seat, there, upon the path, beside the Granny’s Bonnets. There’s a buzzing, sound coming from amidst the sunlit flowers. There’s a bee – you know there is, even if it remains hidden from sight. You strain your eyes … More Dance
Sometimes, no words are needed.
A near-total ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops in Europe has been introduced following a vote in the European Commission. From 2019 onwards, almost all outdoor uses of the chemicals will no longer be permitted. The proposed ban gained a large majority backing from the twenty eight EU member states when it was put … More Bees protected as EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides
Do you know what types of bees can be found in your area? By joining in with the Great British Bee Count you can find out more about your local bee population whilst also helping scientists to gather data. The count, organised by Friends of the Earth (FotE), sponsored by EcoTalk, and supported by Buglife, … More Join the Great British Bee Count
In what is being seen as a shift in stance, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that he will uphold the EU’s ban on neonicotinoids in the UK after Brexit takes effect, backing a total ban on the bee harming pesticides. This overturn of the government’s previous opposition has been welcomed by campaigners, who have argued against claims made by … More Good news for bees!