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  • Nectar points!

    Bees and other pollinators love wild flowers. But for garden borders, here are some nectar and pollen-rich perennials for spring and summer that w...
  • Why are we poisoning our world?

    Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology at Sussex University, on why we must abandon bee-harming pesticides in agriculture. The three most commonly used...
  • I’d like to keep bees but...

    Intrigued by the idea of a hive of your own? Tamsin Harris has kept bees professionally for 23 years at her farm in Cornwall and takes a realistic ...
  • How A Slice of Battenburg Saved the Large Blue Butterfly

    In 1970 the iconic Large Blue butterfly was officially extinct in Britain. But the attentions of one inexhaustible scientist, who tracked the cruci...
  • Meet The Queen Bees

    When actress Jane Horrocks was asked for ideas for a podcast, she looked no further than one of her oldest friends, lively fellow actress Esther Co...