A species of bumble bee thought to have disappeared from Wales has been recorded in Carmarthenshire for the first time since 1973. "We found nine…
Several species of California bumble bees have gone missing in the first statewide census of the fuzzy pollinators in 40 years. "Even the most dominant…
The unusual social life of a native species of Australian bee has shed light on how cooperative behaviors in bees evolved. Scientists have analyzed the…
As gardeners become more interested in seeking out pollinator-friendly plants, the horticulture industry has a growing need to reliably measure and…
California’s Third District Court of Appeal ruled that the California Endangered Species Act can protect invertebrates, including four species of…
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The Xerces Society and Center for Biological Diversity filed a notice of intent to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s secretive Animal and Plant…
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The Republic of Slovenia originally proposed that the United Nations proclaim May 20 as World Bee Day. In December 2017, following three years of…
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The Wild Bees of Montana project, slated to take 15 years to complete, is in its fifth year. The bees collected range in size from no bigger than the…
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A team of researchers collected nectar and pollen samples from linden and strawberry trees at Kew Gardens in West London to determine how bees process…
With pollinator declines accelerating, a new project has launched that provides an opportunity for people in Kansas, North Dakota and South Dakota to…
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The climate crisis could lead to more small-bodied bees but fewer bumble bees, according to recently-published research. Scientists in the U.S. trapped…
A meadow's lush array of flowers needs a full phalanx of bees to pollinate them – far more than just the honey bees and bumble bees that most people are…