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#Bees

# bees - This year 2022

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bumblebee wings show stress of climate change on insect, says study

Aug 18th 2022, 11:27 AM 16,520 Views 15 Comments

Scientists from Imperial College London and the Natural History Museum have published two papers analysing UK bumblebee populations.

'A young player with big potential' - Brentford boss on Euro 2020 star's arrival from Sampdoria
# Bees
From The42
# Bees

'A young player with big potential' - Brentford boss on Euro 2020 star's arrival from Sampdoria

Aug 11th 2022, 11:13 AM 6,019 Views 4 Comments

Mikkel Damsgaard has linked up with the Bees squad ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash at home to Manchester United.

Hospital installs hives to ease children’s bee and wasp sting fears
# Cork University Hospital
# Cork University Hospital

Hospital installs hives to ease children’s bee and wasp sting fears

Jul 10th 2022, 1:19 PM 15,032 Views 13 Comments

Cork University Hospital has become home to tens of thousands of honeybees.

EU lays out plan to halve pesticide use and restore damaged ecosystems
# Environment
# Environment

EU lays out plan to halve pesticide use and restore damaged ecosystems

Jun 22nd 2022, 2:23 PM 5,223 Views 5 Comments

The Commission wants legally binding targets to halve the use of pesticides across the EU and restore 20 percent of its land and seas by 2030.

The Bee Guy: On World Bee Day, let's not just focus on the honey bees
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

The Bee Guy: On World Bee Day, let's not just focus on the honey bees

Updated May 20th 2022, 10:09 AM 15,723 Views 6 Comments

Paul Handrick says time is running out for wild bees but there’s lots we can do to help.

The Bee Guy: Diary of a mother bumble bee stuck at the window
# Help Them Out
# Help Them Out

The Bee Guy: Diary of a mother bumble bee stuck at the window

Apr 18th 2022, 9:00 PM 21,398 Views 11 Comments

Paul Handrick charts the story of that one bee you hear tapping at the window to get out, and he asks us to help her escape.

The Bee Guy: The girls are back in town - tips for helping the bumblebee queens
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

The Bee Guy: The girls are back in town - tips for helping the bumblebee queens

Mar 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 29,883 Views 9 Comments

Paul Handrick has some helpful advice for keeping queen bumblebees alive if you see them in trouble.

Christian Eriksen gets hero’s welcome but Brentford and Palace lack inspiration
# Bees
From The42
# Bees

Christian Eriksen gets hero’s welcome but Brentford and Palace lack inspiration

Feb 12th 2022, 5:23 PM 3,027 Views 1 Comment

The Denmark midfielder was introduced to the home crowd before kick-off.

# bees - Last year 2021

Opinion: Bees and agriculture need each other - we should class bees as livestock to protect them
# Bees
# Bees

Opinion: Bees and agriculture need each other - we should class bees as livestock to protect them

Jul 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,762 Views 21 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Erin McGreehan argues that protecting bees should be a priority for the Department of Agriculture.

Opinion: Our bee sanctuary is wild, messy and beautiful - and it's protecting biodiversity
# No Honey Here
# No Honey Here

Opinion: Our bee sanctuary is wild, messy and beautiful - and it's protecting biodiversity

Jun 5th 2021, 8:30 AM 19,921 Views 18 Comments

Paul Handrick runs ‘the only true bee sanctuary on the planet’ in county Wicklow and before you ask, no, they don’t produce honey.

# bees - All time

Quiz: How much do you know about bees?
# Great Buzz
# Great Buzz

Quiz: How much do you know about bees?

Aug 16th 2020, 10:00 PM 55,075 Views 31 Comments

Beads?

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes
# New Pollinator Plan
# New Pollinator Plan

Leinster House lawn to get Irish wildflowers and bee boxes

Jul 17th 2019, 3:59 PM 13,768 Views 42 Comments

City and county councils have been doing other work to help save the bees, including ‘rewilding’ parts of parks and lawns.

'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city
# Buzz About The City
# Buzz About The City

'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city

Jul 10th 2019, 9:20 PM 53,987 Views 37 Comments

“Some people were running away and others were standing across the street looking on,” a café owner said.

Grass swirls and wildflowers: What city councils are doing to help save the bees
# Biodiversity Buzz
# Biodiversity Buzz

Grass swirls and wildflowers: What city councils are doing to help save the bees

Jul 7th 2019, 10:00 PM 25,365 Views 38 Comments

Pesticides are still in use, but being cut down on by councils in an effort to promote biodiversity.

Pesticides on farms are wiping out entire hives and tens of thousands of bees in one spray
# Buzzing
# Buzzing

Pesticides on farms are wiping out entire hives and tens of thousands of bees in one spray

Jun 8th 2019, 7:30 AM 30,152 Views 58 Comments

Bees were out foraging and when the spray hit them they couldn’t make it back to the hive and they died.’

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does
# Study
# Study

A bee can process numbers in the same way that a human does

Jun 5th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,266 Views 16 Comments

Previous studies have shown other animals have similar cognitive functions to humans.

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM 13,860 Views 24 Comments

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

Warm weather and busy keepers meant a good summer for Irish bees
# Buzz
# Buzz

Warm weather and busy keepers meant a good summer for Irish bees

Sep 22nd 2018, 6:30 PM 10,126 Views 7 Comments

The number of beekeepers has increased significantly in recent years.

Bee venom may be effective in treating common skin condition eczema, study finds
# Bzzzzz
# Bzzzzz

Bee venom may be effective in treating common skin condition eczema, study finds

Sep 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,654 Views 12 Comments

Eczema is a chronic condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked.

Ireland has its first 'bee-friendly' roundabout
# Buzzing
# Buzzing

Ireland has its first 'bee-friendly' roundabout

Sep 2nd 2018, 10:30 AM 24,446 Views 31 Comments

More than half of the country’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees
# Food Security
# Food Security

Irish and US researchers teaming up to help save bees

Aug 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 12,198 Views 31 Comments

More than half of Ireland’s bee species have experienced substantial declines since the 1980s.

What should you do if you find a swarm of bees in your home?
# Beekeepers
# Beekeepers

What should you do if you find a swarm of bees in your home?

Jun 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 40,848 Views 39 Comments

May to July is a hotspot for bee activity – here’s what to do if a swarm of bees are in your home.

'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees
# Bumble-BEEHAVE
# Bumble-BEEHAVE

'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees

May 25th 2018, 12:30 PM 8,430 Views 16 Comments

The free tool provides a computer simulation of how colonies will develop.

The Irish honeybee was thought to be extinct. But a scientist found them in 300 hives
# Un-BEE-lievable
# Un-BEE-lievable

The Irish honeybee was thought to be extinct. But a scientist found them in 300 hives

Oct 4th 2017, 4:20 PM 19,822 Views 32 Comments

The native bee once dominated all of northern Europe and researchers hope it can make a comeback.

Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school
# Gormanstown
# Gormanstown

Can you spot a bumble bee? One of the lessons learnt at Ireland's beekeeper school

Aug 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 20,949 Views 21 Comments

Learning how to rear a queen bee and honey samples – here’s a quick flavour of beekeeping school.

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today
# Normal Beehaviour
# Normal Beehaviour

A swarm of bees swept through Midleton's main street today

Jun 16th 2017, 9:51 PM 82,820 Views 47 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has received a few sightings of huge swarms of bees this week.

People have set up a tiny memorial for an exterminated beehive
# Honey Honey
From The Daily Edge
# Honey Honey

People have set up a tiny memorial for an exterminated beehive

Jul 9th 2016, 2:11 PM 3,211 Views 1 Comment

Bye bye.

Two second year students from Limerick have invented air-conditioning for bees
# Bee Cool
# Bee Cool

Two second year students from Limerick have invented air-conditioning for bees

Jan 7th 2016, 2:42 PM 15,164 Views 21 Comments

More honey = more money.

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them
# Buzz Words
# Buzz Words

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Sep 17th 2015, 6:02 AM 17,398 Views 40 Comments

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.

18 hospitalised after a truck carrying thousands of bees crashes on motorway
# Sting In The Tale
# Sting In The Tale

18 hospitalised after a truck carrying thousands of bees crashes on motorway

Sep 14th 2015, 4:01 PM 27,923 Views 21 Comments

Two of those injured included two Finnish tourists.

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Jul 13th 2015, 10:30 AM 14,170 Views 33 Comments

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees
# Walk In The Park
# Walk In The Park

A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees

Jul 1st 2015, 9:15 PM 37,110 Views 14 Comments

Eventful few days, then.

A swarm of bees terrified pedestrians on a footpath in Dublin city centre today
# Buzzz
# Buzzz

A swarm of bees terrified pedestrians on a footpath in Dublin city centre today

Jul 1st 2015, 8:07 PM 50,836 Views 47 Comments

Gardaí kept an eye on the situation until the beekeeper came in to save the day.

A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees
# Out Of The Woods
From The Daily Edge
# Out Of The Woods

A pregnant woman got lost in a forest, gave birth, then fought off placenta-hungry bees

Jul 1st 2015, 9:03 AM 4,865 Views 6 Comments

Eventful few days, then.

'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash
# Not The Bees
# Not The Bees

'Everyone's been stung' ... Millions of bees escape after Seattle tractor-trailer crash

Apr 18th 2015, 10:55 AM 14,249 Views 23 Comments

“I think everybody there got stung,” a local police officer said.

Weather reporter terrified by 'giant bee' live on air
# Bee-t It
From The Daily Edge
# Bee-t It

Weather reporter terrified by 'giant bee' live on air

Oct 1st 2014, 3:11 PM 3,751 Views 3 Comments

NOT THE BEES.

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling
# Oh Honey
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Honey

Woman finds 50,000 bees living in her ceiling

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:09 PM 3,302 Views 4 Comments

They’d managed to build 17 honeycombs.

Everyone on Twitter is making the same dad joke right now
# Dad Lols
From The Daily Edge
# Dad Lols

Everyone on Twitter is making the same dad joke right now

May 18th 2014, 2:37 PM 6,308 Views 1 Comment

Dad… is that you?

High-street shoppers attacked by massive swarm of bees in London
# Hive Of Activity
From The Daily Edge
# Hive Of Activity

High-street shoppers attacked by massive swarm of bees in London

May 16th 2014, 6:45 PM 41,505 Views 56 Comments

They just needed a place to bee for a while.

Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees
# Buzz Kill
From The Daily Edge
# Buzz Kill

Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees

Mar 12th 2014, 3:53 PM 3,473 Views 3 Comments

The price they pay? Their good looks.

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