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Hornets are less aggressive than many more frequently encountered wasp species. in spite of their fearsome reputation, they generally only sting in defence of their nest or when something picks them up and their stings are no more dangerous to humans than a wasp’s. 38 more words


Meet Brixton’s street artists

Louis Masai, Saltoun Road

This intriguing depiction of a bee has an important message at its heart. The bee population has been in mysterious and sudden decline since the late 1990s, which is a problem because because bees don’t just make honey, they pollinate crops and are key to food production. 325 more words


Citizen science – from studying bees or seaweed to solar storm-watching

The range of projects that you and your family can get involved with is staggering, and the potential rewards are immense.

‘The whole family became obsessed’ 174 more words


Nicola Is Buzzing After Interest In Bumble Bees Leads To New Job

Nicola Rowley’s concern about the falling number of bumble bees set her off on a journey that has ended up with her “dream job” at a specialist plants centre in Shrewsbury. 232 more words


Scandinavia: Cool designs, hot property

On the roof of Gothenburg’s newest hotel, two hives of bees are busy processing the nectar from the late summer flowers 25 stories below. They were installed by executive chef Krister Dahl, who wants their honey for his breakfast recipes and home-brewed ale. 271 more words


Bacteria found in honey may help fight infection

“Bacteria found in honeybee stomachs could be used as alternative to antibiotics,” reports The Independent.

The world desperately needs new antibiotics to counter the growing threat of bacteria developing resistance to drug treatment. 212 more words