Some good environmental news for a change – reintroduction of the the short-haired bumblebee to Britain seems to have worked! The secret to successful reintroduction seems to be in providing lots of flowers with a return to floral hedgerows and field edges to mitigate the monocultures of modern agriculture. For more details, click the link:
Our own studies also seem to show that “Plant it and they will come”. We’ve been astonished by the quick return of bees to restored landfill sites after decades of absence.