bees

Urban habitats 'provide haven' for bees

Posted in Science on 11th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Flowers planted in gardens and allotments provide a valuable food source for bees across the year, according to research.

Researchers confirm that neonicotinoid insecticides impair bee's brains and harm colonies

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Research confirmed that levels of insecticides accepted to exist in agriculture cause poor performance by bee colonies.

Commercial bees threaten wild bees, say researchers

Posted in Science on 19th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The trade in bees used for honey or to pollinate crops could have a devastating impact on wild bees and other insects.

Bees Decline Along with Their Favorite Flowers

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Everything from pathogens, pesticides and even diet have been blamed, but now researchers are pointing the finger at flowers.

Plan bee: New measures to protect pollinators

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The government has made an agreement with landowners including Network Rail and the Highways Agency to restore bee-friendly habitat throughout England.