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Thursday 20 June 2013
A day trip to Brighton on the hottest day of the year should be a treat. But as the train pulls into the station, the words of the woman who answered the phone at the local Conservative Party office pop back into my head. “Bring a mask with you,” she said chirpily. “It's stinky.”
Thursday 13 June 2013
A third of Britain's honeybee colonies perished in the winter following the wettest summer in 100 years last year, according to a new survey.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
More than 9,000 people have contracted the mosquito-borne disease since January
Saturday 08 June 2013
First, a sausage was left in his bedroom. Then, says Rupert Christiansen, things got even stranger.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Leading UK scientists accused the Government of abusing science today after the EU strongly criticised the research it used to justify its position on the nerve agent pesticides widely linked to declining bee populations.
‘Every inch of his skin was stung’: Texan farmer killed by 40,000 Africanized killer bees after accidentally disturbing massive hive
Monday 03 June 2013
A woman who tried to help Larry Goodwin is in a serious condition in hospital after being stung numerous times herself
Short-haired bumblebees to be released on nature reserve in project which could help reverse UK decline
Sunday 02 June 2013
A bumblebee species that had become extinct in Britain will get a second chance on Monday when a new generation of queens is released in the south-east of England.
Friday 24 May 2013
German cockroaches evolved to avoid glucose-based baits in household bug killers
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Comprehensive study reveals hedgehogs, turtle doves and red squirrels among species seeing biggest falls
Monday 20 May 2013
The US East Coast is preparing for a once-in-a-generation infestation of flying insects as billions of cicadas emerge from 17 years underground for a short-lived breeding frenzy known as “Swarmageddon”.
Friday 17 May 2013
A sort of bestiary of myth, legend and animal analogy, Wilderness uses wildlife traits as jumping-off points for enigmatic tales in typical Handsome Family manner.
Monday 13 May 2013
The solution to world poverty may have been under our noses all along. The United Nations has issued official advice suggesting that Earth’s inhabitants eat insects to help combat food-insecurity and reduce pollution worldwide.
The moth that made mobile phone companies sit up and listen: Insect with sharpest hearing in the world could revolutionise technology
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Greater wax moth is capable of hearing sounds 100 times higher than the whiniest human voice
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Whether you’re gearing up for a festival or planning a family holiday under canvas, we’ve got it pegged
Cicada invasion on the way as insects with bulging red eyes crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground
Tuesday 07 May 2013
US East Coast prepares for an orgy of singing and mating from billions of bugs
Diving in at the deep end is no excuse for shirking the style stakes
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
- 2 Loom bands: Bids for dress made from colourful rubber pass £170,000 on eBay
- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week