The loss of the world’s bee population would have catastrophic consequences | Irish Examiner

We all know that without bees, we are in trouble. And I don’t just mean as gardeners, I also mean as a surviving species on this planet.

Source: The loss of the world’s bee population would have catastrophic consequences | Irish Examiner

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Scientists determine how to control parasite without harming bees : University of Sussex

Scientists have determined the best way of controlling Varroa mites – one of the threats facing honey bees – without harming the bees themselves.

Source: Scientists determine how to control parasite without harming bees : Broadcast: News items : University of Sussex

DIVERSIFIED GROWTH FUNDS Immune system | Pensions World

Schemes are increasingly using diversified growth funds to protect their portfolios from market volatility, explains Pádraig Floyd, financial journalist

Diversified growth funds (DGFs) have been around for more than a decade. They cut their teeth in the low inflation, low return markets early in the century, but really found their feet after the financial crisis in 2008. At their most basic, they are growth funds that offer a greater degree of diversification – the clue is in the title – against the typical, largely equity, funds of the day. As a result, they should reduce volatility and yet deliver adequate returns.

Source: DIVERSIFIED GROWTH FUNDS Immune system | Pensions World