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Feature: Protecting the pollinators part 1 – bees and ecology

Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:
Insect pollinators, including honeybees, bumblebees and hoverflies, are in decline. The £10 million Insect Pollinators Initiative was launched to find out why. In the first of two articles, Chrissie Giles speaks to the head…

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Tree of the month: Ivy

The moon was new yesterday so we’re now in the Month of the Ivy. The popular version of Ogham tree months is based on a 19th century invention starting at a time of year barely of interest to ancient Celts. … Continue reading

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