New human-like species discovered in S Africa

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34192447

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Living on the edge…

Earth ‘entering new extinction phase’ – US study – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33209548

Sobering stuff….the report suggests we could lose our bee populations within three generations. If that were to happen, fruit and vegetable crops that rely on bee pollination could be under threat (e.g. apples, strawberries, cucumbers).

Everyone can help by growing bee friendly plants. Not sure what to grow? Then check out this guide published by the Royal Horticultural Society:

https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/wildlife/encourage-wildlife-to-your-garden/plants-for-pollinators

Happy Growing!