Home Tags Bees
More than 50% of insects have disappeared since 1970, an ecologist warns — even more evidence of an ‘insect apocalypse’
A new report reveals that 50% or more of insects have disappeared since 1970 due to habitat loss and pesticide use.
Bees pollinate one out of every three bites of food we eat. Here are just some of the foods we could lose if the world's bees died out.
40% of US honeybee colonies disappeared last year. This is what the world would look like without any bees at all.
Bee populations are in decline. Without them, food like nuts, fruits, and vegetables would become more expensive and rare.
Photos of the hive that Karen Pence keeps at the vice president’s mansion draw attention to how important bees are
National Honey Bee Day 2019 comes two years after some unexpected guests moved into the official address, courtesy of second lady Karen Pence.
From how bees communicate to how much honey they produce, here are a dozen things you probably didn't know about these creatures.
Female bedbugs practice safe sex by altering their immune systems to prevent STIs. That may be a key to stopping bedbug infestations.
Bedbugs mate via "traumatic insemination," which typically occurs after meals, or when the females are full-bellied and most attractive to males.
Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren’t the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers.
In 2018, 40% of US honey-bee colonies perished. They're just one victim of the sixth mass extinction — 40% of the world's insects are in decline.
The EPA recently banned 12 products containing neonicotinoid, a pesticide that can be deadly to bees.
The couple, in Granada, in Andalusia, thought the buzzing was a neighbor’s washing machine, or maybe an air conditioner. It turned out to be bees.
McDonald's commissioned the project to pay homage to its restaurants in Sweden with beehives on their rooftops.