bees

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.

A Virus May Be the Cure for a Deadly Honeybee Disease

Posted in Science on 28th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Help may soon be on the way in the form of a virus that attacks bacteria and self-replicates until the job is done.

Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, sending waves of workers who collide, grapple and die.