bees

Popular pesticide hurts wild bees in major field study

Posted in Science on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Pesticide problems are just one of many problems facing pollinators; this is separate from colony collapse disorder, which has devastated honeybee populations.

Bee behaviour mapped by using tiny trackers

Posted in Science on 27th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Understanding bee behavior is absolutely vital if we are to understand better why our bees are struggling and how we can reverse their decline.

Nearly 1 in 10 European Bee Species Face Extinction

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A stunning 84 percent of the main crops grown for human consumption in Europe require insect pollination to enhance product quality and yields.

Indiegogos new crowdfunding record:

Posted in Science on 10th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

$5.3M and counting for a smart beekeeping system.

New threats to wild bees identified

Posted in Featured, Science on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Wild bumblebees are becoming infected with many of the diseases found in honeybees looked after by bee keepers.