Latest Bumble Bee Stories
Not good: bees are shown to prefer pesticide-contaminated food, and this could negatively impact the bee population.
The loss of wildflowers could be a bigger threat to bee populations than climate change, but stress management could help save these essential pollinators, according to the researchers behind a pair of recently-published studies.
New survey finds the majority of Americans are unfamiliar with bee colony loss or how they can help SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Oct.
The strikingly rapid spread of the Tree Bumblebee in Britain could be occurring because the bees readily live alongside humans in towns and villages – according to research from the University of East Anglia.
Bumblebees are able to connect differences in pollen quality with floral features, like petal color, and so land only on the flowers that offer the best rewards
For bees and the flowers they pollinate, a compatible tongue length is essential to a successful relationship.
Bees with long-term exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides exhibit a decreased ability to forage for pollen, according to a new study led by the University of Guelph.
A study of five different bee species reveals that the queens will travel far from their birthplace before starting new colonies.
Farmers rely on bees to pollinate their crops and increase yields, and a new study from entomologists at North Carolina State University has found the biodiversity of bees in a local ecosystem can have a significant impact on crop yield.
Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.