The buzz on neonicotinoid pesticides

Your garden might not be humming with bumblebees, but scientists this week are buzzing with a possible reason why. Neonicotinoid pesticides have in the past been blamed for colony collapse disorder in honey bees and sudden, massive die-offs of bumblebees. … Continue reading

25 bizarre facts about honey bees

1. While many insects act as pollinators, none are as important as honey bees for life as we know it. The majority of food crops depends largely on bee pollination: apples, citrus fruits, grapes, melons, strawberries and other berries, apricots, … Continue reading