Pollinators

Pollution may send pollinators off-course

July 21, 2016

For pollinating insects, the scent of a flower is no mere sensory treat. It is a beacon showing the way to essential resources. But air pollution can destroy those ...

How an emoji can help pollinators

July 15, 2016

Pollinators play an important role in our everyday lives, contributing to the cultivation of our favorite fruits and vegetables and the beautiful landscapes we ...

Wetland bees in the spotlight

June 30, 2016

Although Pollinator Week just ended, bees in Arkansas are still going strong, and so is an ambitious research project documenting them, the University of ...

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

September 18, 2015

It seems to make sense that chemicals such as alkaloids would be found in stems and leaves of plants and flowers as a way to deter potential herbivores. But it has ...

FWS Grants to Help At-Risk Species

June 23, 2015

Bees and butterflies are among the many species benefiting from an annual grants program funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS recently awarded $5.7 ...
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