Quantcast

Latest Bumblebees Stories

ef0106632729f32154313a751c8ba7b3
2011-01-04 06:20:00

Four species of bumblebees that were once abundant in the United States are now close to becoming extinct, researchers said on Monday in a study confirming that the important insects are being affected globally.

76a18a7ccfea4564ad62f65405ffacda1
2010-06-24 12:40:00

On Wednesday, a conservation group filed a petition to add a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California to the endangered species list.

e9adc19eb586b99d3e9257b1adc53733
2010-03-05 09:00:00

Recent years have seen an unusual rise in the number of bees about in the cold winter months, and scientists are now beginning to find out why.

2ffef15c565c95ba46a6f4bc771f0baf1
2009-06-01 13:15:00

Plans have been announced that the short-haired bumblebee, which is considered extinct in the UK, will be reintroduced from New Zealand.

2008-08-29 03:00:19

The little pool in my backyard is busier than the Atlanta airport. In the late afternoon, bumblebee bombers are landing and taking off four and five at a time. Their landings are not quite touch and go. They seem to be tanking up. They rest on the water just long enough for a drink.

f820ee6b60daa7c1cbf182fd3a17b4f21
2008-08-14 10:20:00

Bumblebees choose whether to search for food according to how stocked their nests are, say scientists from Queen Mary, University of London.

09df23c099e7beb983e60a73ea0d42041
2007-10-08 15:35:00

Amid the uproar over global warming and mysterious disappearances of honeybee colonies, concern over the plight of the lowly bumblebee has been confined to scientists laboring in obscurity.


Latest Bumblebees Reference Libraries

0_883369ca3027116bc769a5aa2feb2314
2005-09-09 09:43:40

The bumblebee is a flying insect of the genus Bombus in the family Apidae and a relative of the common honeybee. The bumblebee feeds on nectar and gathers pollen to feed its young. They are beneficial to humans and the plant world alike, and tend to be larger than other members of the bee family. Most bumblebee species are gentle. From this comes their original name: "Humblebee". Bumblebees are social insects that are known for their black and yellow striped bodies, a commonality among the...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
Related