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Britain's warming climate spells more bad news for honey bees

Researchers have found that the spread of an exotic honey bee parasite - now found worldwide - is linked not only to its superior competitive ability, but also to climate, according to a new study published today.

Britain's warming climate spells more bad news for honey bees
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Could biocontrol be the solution to help protect nature?
(Tue 25/11)
The bud-galling wasp may be just a few millimetres long, but some scientists believe this small insect could solve a big European problem.... Read more

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Climate change sceptics refuse to accept the science despite extreme weather
(Mon 24/11)
A research study has been conducted to determine what is required to convince sceptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real as some scientists believe enough droughts, floods and heat waves should have persuaded... Read more

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Study finds energy efficient homes sell quicker and for a higher price
(Mon 24/11)
Energy efficient homes sell faster and for a higher price than houses that are inefficient, according to a year-long study of over 10,000 properties.... Read more

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Planting trees to reduce global warming could actually do the opposite
(Fri 21/11)
The planting of trees to mitigate climate change could cause warming rather than cooling globally due to non-carbon effects of land use change, according to new research from the University of Bristol.... Read more



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Britain's warming climate spells more bad news for honey bees
(Wed 26/11)
Researchers have found that the spread of an exotic honey bee parasite - now found worldwide - is linked not only to its superior competitive ability, but also to climate, according to a new study published today.

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Could biocontrol be the solution to help protect nature?
(Tue 25/11)
The bud-galling wasp may be just a few millimetres long, but some scientists believe this small insect could solve a big European problem.

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Climate change sceptics refuse to accept the science despite extreme weather
(Mon 24/11)
A research study has been conducted to determine what is required to convince sceptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real as some scientists believe enough droughts, floods and heat waves should have persuaded

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Study finds energy efficient homes sell quicker and for a higher price
(Mon 24/11)
Energy efficient homes sell faster and for a higher price than houses that are inefficient, according to a year-long study of over 10,000 properties.

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Planting trees to reduce global warming could actually do the opposite
(Fri 21/11)
The planting of trees to mitigate climate change could cause warming rather than cooling globally due to non-carbon effects of land use change, according to new research from the University of Bristol.

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NASA study provides new insight into global path of carbon dioxide
(Tue 18/11)
An ultra-high-resolution NASA computer model has given scientists a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere travels around the globe.

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Protecting forests alone would not halt land-use change emissions
(Mon 17/11)
In contrast to previous assumptions, conservation schemes that focus only on forests may fail to significantly reduce CO2 emissions from land-use change.

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Ocean warming returns after 14-year pause with record sea temperatures
(Fri 14/11)
The 14-year pause in ocean warming appears to have come to an end after the highest global mean sea surface temperatures ever recorded was measured this summer.

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Study finds modern diet is harmful to both people and the planet
(Thu 13/11)
The world is gaining weight and becoming less healthy, and global dietary choices are harming the environment, according to a new research report.

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30-year study reveals startling decline in European birds
(Mon 03/11)
Bird populations across Europe have experienced sharp declines over the past 30 years, with the majority of losses from the most common species, according to the findings of a new study.

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Earth's magnetic field could flip within a human lifetime, study finds
(Wed 15/10)
The Earth’s magnetic field is decreasing in strength 10 times faster than normal as a new study predicts a looming flip in north and south poles could happen within the space of a human lifetime.

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Small petrol station spills trigger "significant" public health risks
(Tue 07/10)
A new study suggests that drops of fuel spilled at petrol stations — which occur frequently with fill-ups — could cumulatively be causing long-term environmental damage to soil and groundwater in nearby residential a

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China's economic boom is thwarting its carbon emission goals, study warns
(Mon 06/10)
Efforts to reduce China’s carbon dioxide emissions are being offset by the country’s rampant economic growth, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Latest NASA study fails again to answer why global warming has stalled
(Mon 06/10)
The cold waters of Earth’s deep ocean have not warmed measurably since 2005, according to a new NASA study, leaving unsolved the mystery of why global warming appears to have slowed in recent years.

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Air pollution increases river-flow by up to 25%, study finds
(Mon 06/10)
Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, according to the results of a new study.