bees

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.

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.