Latest Pollinator decline Stories
Nature Conservancy scientist's work suggests that this Earth Day, keeping the picnic basket full may depend on wild bees. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 16,
The relationships among species change over time as shifts in an ecosystem begin to affect the organisms living in them. New research has found that these relationships have been significantly altered over the past 120 years.
Researchers outline a new method for monitoring bees that could be used as an early warning system about threatening food shortages.
Most people are not aware of the fact that 84% of the European crops are partially or entirely dependent on insect pollination.
As bee populations continue to decline, researchers are scurrying to try and find an answer as to why. A new study from Harvard School of Public Health has linked one of the most widely used pesticides, imidacloprid, as the bee's nemesis.
Wild bees are important pollinators and numerous studies dealing with pollination of wild plants and crops underline their vital role in ecosystems functioning.
In an irony of nature, invasive species can become essential to the very ecosystems threatened by their presence, according to a recent discovery that could change how scientists and governments approach the restoration of natural spaces.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.