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‘Bee saviour’ sugar cards could save starving insects

If you’ve ever felt a pang of pity for a starving bee struggling on the pavement in front of you, then help may soon be at hand. Or more precisely, in your wallet. Keep reading…

New ‘bee bank cards’ let people rejuvenate tired bees with sugar solution

Much has been said about the plight of the bee. The British Beekeepers Association has said numbers have been dropping for decades. And despite an increase in beekeepers and honeybees thanks to a keener interest in local food and the environment, the insects have a harder time in the wild due to the destruction of wild habitats, disease, and pesticide use. Keep reading…

Saving bees with sugar: Connecting with nature or ‘a last resort’?

If you see a bee crawling on the ground in the summer, there’s a good chance that little guy is in trouble. Bumblebees have such a high metabolism and are usually so busy, even one with a stomach full of nectar can be just 40 minutes away from starvation, according to Professor Dave Goulson. Keep reading…

‘Bee saviour’ sugar cards give energy boost to weary pollinators

A social enterprise is turning defunct loyalty cards into emergency bee feeders. Bees can find themselves running out of energy in urban areas, where they become exhausted searching for nectar in the concrete jungle. Keep reading…

Meet the Norwich man who has created a bee life-saving card

A Norwich man has created a simple card he hopes people around the country can use to save bees’ lives. Dan Harris has founded Bee Saviour Behaviour, a group committed to saving the bee population and raising awareness of the importance of the insects. Keep reading…

Bee saviour sugar cards give energy boost to exhausted bees

With bee populations declining at global level – 2% of bee colonies were wiped out in 2016 and 10% of Europe’s population is under threat – a group of Norwich residents wants to inspire global efforts to save them. Keep reading…

Our founder Dan in the Look East Studio with David.

A piece shot at Marlpit Community Garden in west Norwich for ITV News.

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