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The specialist international beekeeping organisation
Sting has been a Patron of BfD since 2009. Providing a unique symbiosis of rock music, beekeeping and poverty reduction,
we are delightedhe is able to endorse the value of our work, given his concern for the protection of the Amazon and other rainforests.
We understand that Sting gained his nickname after his habit of wearing a black and yellow sweater with hooped stripes with the Phoenix Jazzmen. Bandleader Gordon Solomon thought he looked like a bee, which prompted the name "Sting"