Meet the Arnia Team – Mark Jackson

Meet the team – Mark Jackson, Arnia CEO – Leading the company into technology breakthroughs and bee education  Mark is relatively new to the world of beekeeping, only setting up his first [...]

Our Asian Hornet Photos for the Apimondia 2017 Competition

Apimondia 2017 Photography Competition Here are the photos we submitted for the photo competition at Apimondia 2017 in Istanbul. They were taken during our recent research for our Asian Hornet [...]

Asian Hornet Alert!

Arnia Makes Major Breakthrough in the Fight Against Asian Hornet Following extensive research Arnia has successfully developed a means to remotely detect, alert and locate an Asian Hornet attack on [...]

Watch Asian Hornets Catching Bees

Hawking Hornets in Action Whilst conducting research into Vespa velutina (Asian Hornet) in Italy, Arnia founders Huw and Sandra Evans captured some amazing video and photographs hornets hawking at bee [...]

After the Swarm

After the Swarm Swarming is a risky business for honey bees. The swarm bees may not find a suitable new residence and perish in bad weather. For the stay at [...]

Honey bee genetics: altruism vs individualism

Honey Bee Genetics Honey bees and other social insects have an unusual reproductive genetic system, different to us and most other insects – it is called haplodiploidy. In this system [...]

Love Affair with Lavender

Love Affair With Lavender The diversity of insects that forage on lavender is quite astounding, even though they are only foraging for nectar, not pollen. I counted 19 different species [...]

Arnia Summit 2017

Arnia Annual Summit 2017 As luck would have it, Arnia Founders Huw and Sandra Evans live in the beautiful hills of Tuscany. The Arnia team are based all over the [...]

World Mead Day!

World Mead Day! The first Saturday in August is world Mead Day! The fermentation of honey and water to made Mead can be traced back for thousands of years.  Indeed [...]

Maths explains how bees can stay airborne

Maths explains how bees can stay airborne with such tiny wings This article , by Timothy Revell in New Scientist – Short Sharp Science Section looks at how bees and other [...]