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  • Writer's pictureJonathan Powell

No one knew they existed - The bees of Blenheim Palace

The ‘ecotype’, thought to have been wiped out by disease and invasive species, is thriving in the estate’s ancient woodlands.

This feels like a breakthrough article that for the first time in mainstream media acknowledges so many things that advocates of free-living bees have known for a long time:

  • They exist

  • They have a unique ecotype

  • They thrive without human intervention

  • The importance of habitat preservation

For more information see our earlier link post.


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18 Bees
18 Bees
Nov 07, 2021

I can only imagine the heat this article will bring. Good on Filipe for his continued efforts in studying free living bees. Cheers!

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