This is a very unusual bumblebee. You might be interested n reading about it https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/bumblebees-of-the-world-bombus-kluanensis/#more-19259
Thank you Michael Sutton for this informative little film about honeybees: "Apis Mellifera: Honey Bee" a high-speed short from Michael N Sutton / @MNS1974 on Vimeo. I have signed this. Perhaps you would like to as well? http://action.foe.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=16305 It is good to hear that British urban bees are surviving and should point the way for…
This is such a lovely story… This is fascinating short piece about Bee’s Intelligence U.S. agencies need better data to protect bees, watchdog says Was a USDA scientist muzzled because of his bee research?
I found this during various researches and think it is inspiring. From Portland, Oregan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLXgxNSwaY8 I think this is worth reposting. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/doctors-nurses-urge-ban-on-neonic-pesticides/article21605544/ I have signed. Perhaps you would like to too? https://secure3.convio.net/lcv/site/Advocacy?page=UserAction&id=1835&s_src=CK-LCV-BEE-A03-FB-FBLP.D-FKW.OCPM-US-AN112-BO-18p-T01.P01.C02.D01 This is worth a read http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/science/clues-to-bees-history-tucked-away-in-drawers.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1409232722000&bicmet=1419773522000&_r=2&referrer
I have just returned from a brief trip to the Yorkshire Dales, the old haunts where we filmed All Creatures Great and Small. I discovered some terrific initiatives happening there. Do take a look at these links: » http://www.wharfedalebka.org.uk/ » http://www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/index/natureinthedales/wildlifeprojects/haytime.htm
I wrote to the EU yesterday reiterating my concerns about the diminishing health of honeybees due to the ongoing use of neonicotinoud insecticides. Here is their response. It is a small step but certainly not sufficient… We must continue to voice our concerns. The major industry players will certainly continue to make sure their position…