News tagged with native bees

Common weed killer linked to bee deaths

The world's most widely used weed killer may also be indirectly killing bees. New research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that honey bees exposed to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, lose some of ...

dateSep 24, 2018 in Ecology
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Alien honeybees could cause plant extinction

New research indicates that introduced 'alien' honeybees are competing for resources with native bees and threatening the survival of plants that rely on interactions with specific pollinators.

dateFeb 08, 2018 in Ecology
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Wild bees thrive after severe forest fires

Early results from a two-year study in southern Oregon suggest that moderate and severe forest fires create conditions that lead to greater abundance and diversity of wild bees.

dateAug 08, 2017 in Ecology
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