A new University of Stirling study has uncovered the secrets of 'pollen thief' bees - which take pollen from flowers but fail to act as effective pollinators - and the threat they pose to certain plant species.
The University of Adelaide and State Government today announced a $600,000 pilot program to help build South Australia's bee populations to help protect native plants and production from orchards and crops that rely on bee ...
A group of University of Maine researchers is working to enhance native and honey bee populations by increasing beneficial pollinator flowers across Maine's landscape. This is not a new idea—what is new is their choice ...
Farmers should concern themselves with how many individual wild bees they have pollinating their fields, not how many kinds of bees, according to new research from Rutgers and the University of Calgary.
A new Cornell study of New York state apple orchards finds that pesticides harm wild bees, and fungicides labeled "safe for bees" also indirectly may threaten native pollinators.
Over the past century, many forests have shifted from open to closed canopies. The change in forest structure could be contributing to declines in pollinator species, especially native bees, according to a new study by U.S. ...
Having trouble getting those fruits and vegetables in your backyard to grow? Don't blame the bees.
For many people, the mention of bees brings to mind swarms, stings, queens and honey. But the insects fitting that description—non-native European honeybees—represent only one kind of bee.
The next time you tuck into a salad, thank a honeybee.
They slipped into southwest France 10 years ago in a pottery shipment from China and have since invaded more than half the country, which is fighting back with drones, poisoned rods and even chickens.