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  • Friday, May 22, 2020 10:36 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To Sandy Girl, winner of the online Quiz we held last night following the mid month presentation by Neil Rutherford earlier in the week. The ten questions in the Quiz were based on the topics Neil covered in his presentation. Contestants were up against the clock as well as each other and the top score of 110 points went to 'Sandy Girl' (Josefine)

    The mystery prize is being assembled and will be in the post to Josefine next week.  


  • Friday, May 22, 2020 10:15 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:



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    Scientists discover a new behaviour among bumblebees that tricks plants into flowering early.


  • Saturday, May 16, 2020 13:53 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Great News!

     

    The World Bee Count App is now live and available for download on Android and iOS

     

    Now get out there and start capturing bee and pollinator images. See how many you can upload before the Global Pollinator Map goes live on 20 May.

     

    Help us make bees count!

     
    1. Start uploading images of bees and pollinators. The images will show up on the Global Pollinator Map, built with the support of SAS Analytics. 

    2. Share the app with friends and family and social networks. The success depends on you telling others to join the count! See how many pollinator pictures you can capture before World Bee Day. 

    3. Tune in to the World Bee Day online event on 20 May, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. During this event, the Global Pollinator Map will be revealed: an interactive visualization of all the photos and data collected by users of the app, including your images.

    4. Stay engaged! The Global Pollinator Map will be available on  world bees countafter World Bee Day, and you can continue to send in pictures year-round! Also, follow the World Bee Count on Instagram and Twitter and share your photos using the#beescount hashtag.

     

    Now, snap to it! 

     

    The bees are counting on you!

     

    Have a great weekend with the bees,

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020 09:55 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


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    Fluttering creatures of the night are also vital pollinators of plants and flowers, say scientists.

  • Thursday, May 07, 2020 11:52 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:


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    The colony is now settling into a new home after being safely removed by a local beekeeper.
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2020 09:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    The "shockingly large" hornets can kill humans with their sting and are known to destroy beehives.

  • Monday, May 04, 2020 20:37 | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • Saturday, May 02, 2020 10:05 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Beekeeping is on the rise in Britain, with the number of active colonies almost doubling in a decade .


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  • Friday, May 01, 2020 16:12 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    BUSY BEES: Mulungushi University is producing four tonnes of honey monthly which is supplied to all Shoprite outlets in Zambia.

    The institution is also supporting more than 1,000 small-scale farmers in North- Western Province under the Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change Adoptive Land programme, which was funded by the German government. (Zambia Daily Mail 24th April)


  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020 15:10 | Anonymous member (Administrator)





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