Tag: Nosema

December 5, 2017

Study links fungicides to bee colony declines

Researchers recently found what they believe may be an unexpected cause of bee decline in the United States — fungicides. Looking at sites across the country where bee populations were...

February 17, 2016

Rare bumblebee makes comeback

Populations of the bumblebee species Bombus occidentalis have been taken on a rollercoaster ride of declining and re-emerging, but the bees now appears to be on the ascending part of...

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June 26, 2015

Researchers Survey Alaskan Native Bumble Bees

It had been almost 50 years since researchers last recorded data about native bumble bees in Alaska. But in a recent study, researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and...