Tag: Agriculture

January 12, 2016

Researchers Create Wild Bee Abundance Map in U.S.

When it comes to wild pollinators, a lack of cohesive information makes it difficult to know much about bee abundance in the United States. “Without knowledge of the current status,...

September 18, 2015

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

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...

September 4, 2015

Intensive Farming May Not Hurt Tropical Bird Diversity

Farming more intensely in some areas may not impact tropical birds if it means leaving areas with more natural habitat alone, according to new research. “We need to be thinking...