Stop Poison Poultry

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The Soil Association tells us that “not one of the ten leading UK supermarkets monitor toxic pesticides in their soya supply chain.” This means that supermarket chickens sold this year may import over a million tonnes of toxic soya as … Continued

Bee friendly

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The Welsh Government has published the Bee Friendly Action Guide aimed at communities and community organizations. The aim is to promote and protect all kinds of pollinators, using four main themes:- Food Five Star accommodation (i.e. habitat) Freedom from pesticides … Continued

Ireland promotes pollinators

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Waterford/Dublin, Thursday September 17th, 2015 – Sixty-eight governmental and nongovernmental organisations have agreed a shared plan of action to tackle pollinator decline and make Ireland a place where pollinators can survive and thrive. The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020, published today, … Continued

Bees on your stamps

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Royalmail have brought out a series of stamps showing different kinds of bees.  The presentation pack includes a lot of information about bees, including short articles on rare bees: the Scabious Bee, the Great Yellow and the Bilberry Bumblebee, the Northern … Continued