The Bee Cause Discover

Homebase finally says no to bee-harming pesticides

17 Nov 2017     |       1 minute read
Garden centre and retail giant Homebase has announced it will stop using bee-harming neonicotinoids. It's a great win for Friends of the Earth's Bee Cause campaign which has been urging the firm to act.

Farming for bees

03 Oct 2017     |       2 minute read
Discover how farmers can help bees and other pollinating insects thrive on farmland, including providing food, shelter and cutting pesticide use.

Farmers – champions for bees

14 Sep 2017     |       4 minute read
How can farming help bees and other pollinators? Find out how some UK farmers are avoiding bee-harming pesticides and creating habitats to help wildlife thrive.

Bee campaign successes

14 Sep 2017     |       6 minute read
Bees are in serious trouble, with 35 UK bee species under threat of extinction. But together, we have shown that we can be the generation to saves the bees.

49 of the best books about bees

21 Aug 2017     |       8 minute read
Looking for books about bees? There are a lot to choose from, so our panel of bee experts and the Friends of the Earth team have selected the best.