Conservation ‘Honeybees are voracious’: Is it time to put the brakes on the boom in beekeeping? (The Guardian) There is growing concern from scientists and experienced beekeepers that the vast numbers of honey bees, combined with a lack of pollinator-friendly spaces, could be je…
Conservation This butterfly is the first U.S. insect known to go extinct because of people (Science News) The Xerces blue butterfly used to live only o…
Conservation Midwest bumble bees declined with more farmed land, less diverse crops since 1870 (University of Wisconsin-Madison) As farmers cultivated …
Conservation Good food in a nice setting: Wild bees need diverse agricultural landscapes (ScienceDaily, University of Göttingen) Mass-flowering crops s…
Conservation Early land clearance helped Fijian pollinators (EurekAlert, Flinders University) After centuries of human impact on the world’s ecosystems…
Conservation First mainland records of an unusual island bee (Twitter, Michael Orr @mc_orr) “Intrepid community scientists braved COVID19 to document n…
Conservation Glyphosate pesticides persist for years in wild plants and cause flower infertility (EurekAlert, Frontiers) Researchers show for first tim…
Conservation New colony of a rare stingless bee, once presumed absent from California, found by a four-year-old in palo alto (Bay Nature) Four-year-old…
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