Robotic bees may soon help the honeybees pollinate food.
Venus flytrap plants know not to eat the insects that pollinate its flowers.
Mite infestations are killing bees throughout the U.S., but German scientists have just found a way to kill mites without harmful pesticides.
Climate change will cause coffee acreage to shrink by 2050.
The rusty patched bumblebee may be on the brink of extinction.
[DIGEST: Washington Post, Gizmodo] An effort to prevent Zika-infected mosquitoes from taking root in South Carolina has dealt a major blow to the local honey bee population. Bees died in massive numbers after officials in Dorchester County approved the spraying of Naled, a common insecticide that kills mosquitoes on contact, over the countryside. Trucks spraying … Continued
In a recent letter to the White House, CEOs of leading environmental groups urged President Obama to take strong and swift action against insecticides that are devastating honey bee and wild bee populations, threatening the nation’s food supplies. These insecticides, called “neonics” or “neonicotinoids” are particularly lethal to bees, because “they poison the whole treated plant including … Continued