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bee 2426517b Crucial research into pesticide harm to bees 'may not be independent'
4 hours ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
MPs raise concerns over Government relying on research funded by pesticide manufacturers to determine the harm their products cause to bees
Richard Edwards, Chair of LTOA July 2014 LTOA elect new executive committee
2 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - PR Agency
The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) have announced a newly elected Executive Committee to head up the Association for the next two years.
chelsea flower bee 2916684b Government: take five simple steps to help bees
6 days ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Environment Department urges people to help protect the struggling British bee population.
80,000 trees felled in Northern Ireland after ash dieback hits 90 sites
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
More than 80,000 trees across Northern Ireland have been destroyed to curb the spread of ash dieback disease.
bees Wild honey bees: Does their disappearance matter?
1 week ago - Conservation & Ecology - BBC
New research suggests there may be no wild honey bees living in England or Wales, but how much does their disappearance matter?
Buddleia Buddleia: The plant that dominates Britain's railways
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
More people are buying buddleia for their gardens, but it's classified as an invasive species and is a problem on British railways.

RagwortFlowers Stinking Nanny - Common Ragwort
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - Manda Sansom - Issue 55 - June / July 2014
As summer arrives, the workload for groundsmen increases, and Ragwort control is one tedious, but necessary task for many. Monsanto’s Manda Sansom looks at the options for tackling this injurious weed

Untitled1 UK data centre marks 50 years of recording nature
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The Biological Records Centre, which supports more than 80 wildlife recording societies and schemes, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
starlings Controversial pesticides killing wild birds as well as bees
2 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Declining numbers of starlings and tree sparrows in the Netherlands linked to chemical used to protect crops from insects.

Fairhaven EcoPileMain Ecopiles - Seeing the trees not the wood
3 weeks ago - Conservation & Ecology - James Hutchinson - Issue 54 - April / May 2014
With the high winds encountered across the UK earlier this year, the problem of what to do with the vast amounts of fallen timber has come to the fore. Ecopiles could be the ecological solution

Untitled1 Cannibal harlequin ladybirds 'eating native British cousins'
26 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Invasive harlequin ladybirds are cannibals and are eating their native British cousins, DNA analysis has shown.
Untitled1 Widespread impacts of neonicotinoids 'impossible to deny'
25 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Neonicotinoid pesticides are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial species and are a key factor in the decline of bees, say scientists.
Untitled12 US sets up honey bee loss task force
24 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
The White House has set up a taskforce to tackle the decline of honey bees.

NoBuggies Weather extremes - time to plan ahead
24 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - Billy McMillan - Issue 54 - April / May 2014
Golf Course Management Consultant, Billy McMillan, suggests you should be preparing for all eventualities when it comes to weather extremes

Untitled12 Citizen science app hopes to create buzz for bee survey
16 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Organisers of the UK's first nation-wide bee count hope a new smartphone app will create a buzz among the nation's citizen scientists.

OPM cluster in bright sunlight Oak Processionary Moth - Help stop the procession
15 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - Andrew Hoppit - Issue 54 - April / May 2014
Greenkeepers and groundsmen are among groups most at risk from exposure to oak processionary moth caterpillars. They are also well placed to help efforts to control the pest.

Untitledpr1 EU wildlife grants could be used to grow crops
11 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Grants designed to protect the countryside may be controversially switched to pay England's farmers to grow beans and peas.
Untitled1 Ash dieback is now 'unstoppable', ecologists warn
10 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - External source
Experts say Britain’s ash trees are ‘doomed' and their demise threatens hundreds of insects, mosses, lichens and birds

Yellowhammer WikiCommons Create an amazing home for nature
6 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - Sarah Woods - Issue 54 - April / May 2014
A recent survey found that seventy percent of golfers would like to see environmental initiatives introduced at their club. In this article, the RSPB’s Sarah Woods offers a few suggestions to get the ball rolling

Rod Burke   TMI Tree injection offers future solution to stop OPM spread
4 Jun 2014 - Conservation & Ecology - Mark Sanderson
A potential new solution for the control of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) could offer an effective future option to manage spreading pest populations and minimise its extreme threat to human health. Trials using a pioneering technique of micro-injection of oak trees with known OPM infestations have proven to achieve complete control.

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