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Natural ‘bumblebee medicine’ found in heather

Image copyright Hauke Koch Image caption Bumblebee foraging on heather (Calluna vulgaris) Preserving heather in the natural landscape could have benefits for wild bees, according to new research. Nectar – and therefore honey – from the plant contains a natural “bumblebee medicine”, which is active against a harmful bee parasite. …

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Northern California braced for mega power cut

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A huge wildfire killed 86 people in Paradise, California, last year A power company has started cutting electricity to around 800,000 homes, businesses and other locations in Northern California, in an attempt to prevent wildfires. Large swathes of the San Francisco Bay Area – …

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