In brief: radio tags used to track hornets, new guidance on business littering

Also in the news, radio tags used to track Asian hornets, DEFRA updates guidance on business littering, waste crime consultation responses published, new construction processes ‘will save energy and waste’ and farm fertiliser use fell slightly in 2017

Asian hornet
Invasive Asian hornets are threatening European honeybees 

Radio tags used to find invasive Asian hornets nests

Researchers from the University of Essex have affixed radio tags to Asian hornets captured in the field and then used the tags to track the hornets back to their nests, the first time this has reportedly been achieved, according to a report in Science Daily.

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