The Oil Palm Debate: Fatal Chop or Wonder Crop?

A lot of you will have been watching the new David Attenborough documentary series: 7 Worlds One Planet. It highlights a lot of the depressing realities that the natural world faces as a consequence of human action – one of the more profound scenes that stuck with me was in episode 2, where the orangutanContinue reading “The Oil Palm Debate: Fatal Chop or Wonder Crop?”

Beekeeping: Winter Feeding

Rainy beekeeping isn’t ideal but sometimes is necessary – in today’s blog I’ll be discussing winter feeding as I visited the bees this morning (in the cold and rain) to do one of the most vital tasks to ensure the bees make it through the winter – feeding. So I’m sat writing with a cupContinue reading “Beekeeping: Winter Feeding”

Welcome! – First Post

Welcome to The Beecologist, where I’ll be posting about all things ecology! As a new beekeeper I’m going to be updating this blog on the struggles and growth that I encounter within this wonderful hobby. I currently have two hives all tucked in for the winter ahead and am doing plenty of research on howContinue reading “Welcome! – First Post”

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