Pollinators

American bumblebee declines in Canada

May 23, 2019

When the once common rusty-patched (Bombus affinis) bumblebee disappeared from Canada by the early 2000s, researchers became worried. What would this mean for less ...

For bee abundance, look to Beehive State

November 8, 2018

If you’re looking for bees, look no further than the Beehive State. Utah has more bee species than most states in the nation, researchers found. One out of every ...

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 ...
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