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I am in the middle of making a new sculpture informed and inspired by research into declining bee populations. The work has been gestating for many months as I battled with the challenge of how to materialise the concept. My working title for the sculpture is Silent Wings.

Research

Research threads and articles relating to bees that you may find interesting.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23308-bees-to-have-their-day-in-court-over-insecticide-use.html#.UslzBWRdX0A

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/may/01/study-links-insecticide-invertebrate-die-off

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/339/6124/1202

http://www.chbr.org/Research/ProjectGenesis.aspx

http://qz.com/107970/scientists-discover-whats-killing-the-bees-and-its-worse-than-you-thought/

http://inhabitat.com/scientists-develop-flying-robobees-to-pollinate-flowers-as-bee-populations-decline/

http://exploringtheinvisible.com/2013/07/27/bee-jewelled-found-dead-bees-and-copper-sulphate/

Other blogs posts about this issue:

Honey Trap 28 January 2013

Save the Buzzzz 4 May 2013

19 June 2013 and 19 August 2013

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