bees, honey and other sticky subjects

Monday, December 13, 2004

Bad timing

In the week that we had a series of hard frosts, a British journalist writes about global warming and a ridiculously early spring.

The UK Phenology Network of 12,000 recorders has already reported a developing bumblebee's nest near London and snowdrops two months early in Hampshire. I suspect that even before the ink dried on the newspaper, those developments had received a severe set-back.


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