The existential threat of climate change

The existential threat of climate change

It is essential to cut production of fossil fuels to avoid the most severe impacts of climate breakdown and the social and economic mayhem that is bound to ensue. 18 SEPTEMBER 2023   As the climate emergency escalates, so does the global movement for climate...
Can bees forecast weather?

Can bees forecast weather?

“When bees to distance wing their flight, days are warm, and skies are bright. But when their flight ends near their home, Stormy weather is sure to come.” Richard Inwards wrote this in 1893 in his book ‘Weather Lore’, and it turns out that throughout history, bees...
Can bees help save the planet?

Can bees help save the planet?

A Potential Solution to Plastic Pollution When plastic was invented in the 1950’s, it seemed like a pretty good idea as it was strong, waterproof, and cheap. But we all know the downsides of materials which don’t bio-degrade, and the billions of dollars which would be...
Bees and biodiversity entwined

Bees and biodiversity entwined

Picture this: a world without the vibrant hues of blooming flowers, succulent micro-nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, and clean air. It’s a world that would leave us yearning for nature’s bountiful gifts. Yet this seemingly dystopian scenario is not...