Bees

Putting a number to bee habitat

October 15, 2018

When Rick Johnstone went about improving bee habitat in a utility easement at Maryland’s Patuxent Wildlife Refuge, he could see the difference taking place on the ...

Beneficial insects may be declining

September 27, 2018

Beneficial flying insects such as native bees, moths, butterflies and others seem to be less abundant than usual, while pests such as mosquitoes, disease carrying ...

Scientists find 27 new bee viruses

September 20, 2018

Ever since the demise of bee colonies worldwide came to conservationists’ attention over a decade ago, the effort to better understand diseases afflicting bees ...

How well are we safeguarding bee species?

September 14, 2018

The following is adapted from an article previously published by Bayer. For more than 20 years, pesticide safety testing has included a battery of tests on the ...

Grants create habitat for pollinators

June 21, 2018

Tagen Baker’s organic farm in California is bustling with life. It’s not just the historic acres of walnut trees on the property, or the fields of lavender, or ...

Bees follow scent patterns on flowers

June 15, 2018

Bees don’t just follow visual patterns on flowers. They also follow patterns of scent, a team of British researchers found. A study published in the Proceedings ...
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