Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
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Honey bees can't practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in close quarters by working together
Life in a honey bee hive is all about cooperating for the collective good.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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Honey bees in the most polluted parts of an Indian city were more likely to die sooner and showed clear signs of poor health.
Aug. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Urban green spaces can be a rich habitat for diverse pollinators, if they're managed properly.
July 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Japanese researchers succeed in fertilising pears using pollen carried on a soap bubble.
June 17, 2020 • ~4 min
New research sheds light on the unsung heroes of pollination.
May 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Although there are pros and cons to flowering strips for bumble bees, they're a good way to offset pollinator declines, say researchers.
May 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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Buzz about "murder hornets" and "killer bees" aside, people love bees. And that's a positive sign for the conservation of our pollinators, researchers say.
May 11, 2020 • ~6 min
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