Tag Archives: bees

Honey product guide launched

Ethical Consumer and Friends of the Earth today urge consumers to put the plight of the beleaguered honey bee on their shopping list by choosing ethically produced honey. In its latest product guide to honey, Ethical Consumer recommends that shoppers … Continue reading

Posted in Friends of the Earth | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Allotments best for bees, says the Great British Bee Count

Allotments are providing the best habitat for bees while parks and roadsides need improving, warns a leading bee expert following the results of the first-ever Great British Bee Count published today by Friends of the Earth, Buglife and B&Q.  More … Continue reading

Posted in Wildlife Initiatives | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bumblebees Most Spotted In Great British Bee Count

Yellow and black bumblebees have been the most common species seen by people logging bee sightings for The Great British Bee Count this summer, using a smartphone app developed by Friends of the Earth, Buglife and B&Q, interim results released … Continue reading

Posted in Wildlife Initiatives | Tagged | Leave a comment

Government urges public to help bees, but must play its part too

Environment Minister Lord de Mauley today launched Defra’s Bees Needs at the Plant Life Conference, hosted by HRH the Prince of Wales. The idea is to encourage people to do their bit to help insects such as bees and butterflies, with five simple … Continue reading

Posted in Friends of the Earth | Tagged , , | Leave a comment