Conservation News

Bee library to map DNA for 100 species

Researchers are collaborating to sequence genomes for as many bee species in the United States as they can, including many that are facing declines. The project, dubbed Beenome100, will be made public for other researchers

Dana Kobilinsky

How does the bee cross the road?

They may be tiny and sky bound but it turns out bees have just as much difficulty crossing busy roads in Michigan as larger species that make use of crossing structures over or under busy

Conservation News

Flexible bees fare better

Bee species that can easily change their pollination behavior have a better chance of survival in an area of California that’s under stress from agriculture and climate change. Intensive monoculture farming in the Central Valley