Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

Neonicotinoid pesticides and Colony Collapse Disorder   The Register reports on what seems to be a pretty good study from some guys at Stirling and Lancaster Universities in the UK.  The “boffin-years” worked (as The Register puts it) by them and another French team now have very good proof that it’s a group of pesticides,… Continue reading Disappearing Bees? Re-appearing Karma

Send in the Army

No Problem The towns of Workington and Cockermouth are now effectively isolated because all the bridges are down, washed away in the floods. However, they are ONLY bridges, and bridges can be made and rebuilt.  The problem is the lack of communications for the towns and surrounding villages, which affects everything, not least the provision… Continue reading Send in the Army