Wednesday April 22, 2015
Beekeepers and conservationists have called for the continuation of a temporary EU-wide ban on a pesticide that is linked to a decline in pollinating insects.
Monday December 01, 2014
Students at University College Cork have won a global electronic engineering competition for a project that uses smart technology to monitor the plight of honey bees.
Thursday October 30, 2014
A major supermarket chain in the Netherlands is unveiling its first-ever range of insect-based products this week, with customers at Jumbo stores in two northern Dutch cities able to purchase 'buggy balls', 'buggy burgers' and 'buggy crisps'.
Thursday July 03, 2014
Farmers who engage in environmentally-sensitive farming practices will be entitled to up to €7,000 per year in European Union and State funds under rural development proposals.
Friday May 16, 2014
A 5,000-strong swarm of honeybees have caused a buzz by nesting on a shop front in the middle of central London.
Sunday May 04, 2014
The death has been announced of five-year-old Kerry boy Liam Heffernan, whose family set up the Bee for Battens charity.
Tuesday April 08, 2014
A pioneering European Union survey into the impact of pests and diseases on honey bees has found that death rates were lower than feared.
Sunday December 01, 2013
Three insecticides that have a harmful effect on bees are to be partially banned from today by the European Union.
Tuesday October 22, 2013
Bees contribute almost €4 million to the Irish economy each year by helping to pollinate rapeseed.
Monday September 23, 2013
A swarm of bees interrupted a Major League Baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners before being blasted by a fire extinguisher and dispersed.