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Dave Goulson
Professor of , specializing in . Author of: A Sting in the Tale; A Buzz in the Meadow; Bee Quest. Youtube:
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Dave Goulson 19h
On closer examination it turns out that the 'control' hives had neonics in their food stores, a common problem with field trials.
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Dave Goulson 19h
Replying to @begoodtonature
Buff-tailed bumblebee queen with phoretic Parasitellus mites on her back
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Air Bee n' Bee 2018 Jan 16
Citizen science offers a unique way to gather "useful data" that explores real science! Be a part of it and sign up today 🐝🔬
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Dave Goulson 19h
From the study "there was a small, but significant, negative relationship between honey and pollen neonicotinoid contamination and Apis colony weight gain".
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Dave Goulson 19h
It was a one year study. They did find significant negative impacts of neonics on honeybee colony growth, but that seems to have got lost in the reporting.
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Kate Bradbury Jan 16
This is an absolutely BRILLIANT round-up of how to garden without , by However, Ms Wildlife Pants here would urge you to not control aphids at all. They're right at the bottom of the food chain and bird such as house sparrows feed them to their little babies 🐣
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Dave Goulson Jan 16
"The Power of Citizen Science" - why not have a go!
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Dave Goulson Jan 15
The Unlikely Survival of Bees in the Arctic
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Dave Goulson Jan 14
Thank you! There are two more now in German if you are interested ;)
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Dave Goulson Jan 13
Replying to @stedsimple
Possibly. Some people are convinced. I don't have time to investigate this too!
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Jane Stout Jan 12
The worldwide importance of honey bees as pollinators in natural habitats - nearly half of plant species never visited by honey bees and dependent on other pollinators. Highlights need to know more about plant-pollinator interactions in natural habitats
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Dave Goulson Jan 11
Replying to @happiness1962
No, a bee wolf is a type of solitary wasp, v different to a hornet. Neither normally cause anaphylactic shock.
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Francis wyffels Jan 8
You want to get an interesting view on STEM? Subscribe to (also known as the bumblebee professor) talk 29/1 at the AULA
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Sean McCann Jan 9
The strikes again! This time bringing a lovely book by !
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Dave Goulson Jan 10
Replying to @calpunzel
Thank you too! Note that there are more books ;)
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Jeff Ollerton Jan 10
Do any of the trappers in the UK keep records of numbers of wasps they find? Had a query today about whether social wasps are declining in numbers. Please RT
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Beth Nicholls Jan 8
We've cast our vote for to win funding in . Look out for your chance to vote for us across the city
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Dave Goulson Jan 8
Ah, thanks, fascinating. Poor Charlie.
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Dave Goulson Jan 8
We’re promised one big Northern Forest – and it’s one great big diversion | Patrick Barkham
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Dave Goulson Jan 8
Replying to @ButtsBees
Depressing...
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