Pollinators

New moth species named for Icarus

October 18, 2018

Did a newly-discovered moth species fly too close to the sun? Researchers named the insect, which flies in the high country of the American West, for the Greek ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sick bees choose healthier food sources

March 12, 2018

Sick bees tend to consume higher-quality pollen compared to healthy bees, according to new research. In a study published in Microbial Ecology, researchers were ...
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