“the discovery of the chemical components of beeswax in the pottery of the Nok people provides a unique window on this relationship, when all other sources of evidence are lacking.”” Prof Richard Evershed
Bumblebees are in trouble and need our help. Over the past century our landscape has lost millions of the flowers they rely on to survive.
“You are warmly invited to join artists James Webb and Tonya McMullan as they discuss their works for The Normal at Talbot Rice Gallery”
“Honeybees also travel through these landscapes, flying through fields and woodlands, over hedgerows and croplands, searching for nectar and pollen to return to their hives.”
“The harsh realities of the Tories’ Power Grab Bill are coming home to roost now, with Boris Johnson’s government threatening to impose GM crops on Scotland – despite a ban.”
“Hey farmer, farmer put away that DDT now
Give me spots on my apples, but leave me the birds and the bees
B-Lines is a response to the decline of bees and other pollinating insects, a plan for how to reconnect our wild places by creating a network of wildflowers across our landscapes.
American Foulbrood is a notifiable disease and as there is no treatment available the infected hives will be destroyed.
“It might be said, what does the name matter? It’s only a label. But my response would be that identity is crucial to knowing. The name is also a gateway to a world of knowledge. “
“You should continue to work and care for your animals in the normal manner, as far as possible.”