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The wonder of wasps (Earth Day 2020)

The wonder of wasps (Earth Day 2020)

by Sandina Miller -
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Wasps are one of the most unpopular and misunderstood insects in Britain. A few will sting or annoy you in the summer, but most wasps won’t harm you. Wasps are as important as bees. They keep humans and the planet fit and healthy.

Find out why you should love wasps:

BBC ideas video on why wasps are as wonderful as bees

BBC article on the usefulness of wasps https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49692974

Big Wasp Survey https://www.bigwaspsurvey.org/the-wasps/

[Above is courtesy of gardening lecturer Cathy McLoughlin. Image from BBC article above on wasps]

Earth Day website

Find out more about the earth and how we can do our bit for the environment on the Earth Day website https://www.earthday.org/earth-day-2020/

NHM image of man and wasps