Articles Tagged with “bees”

6 Articles found tagged with “bees”.

  • Late-Nesting Birds and Bees Face Habitat Threat

    Birds and bumblebees that nest late in the year are suffering more from the destruction of habitat. As habitats disappear across the world, fewer nest sites results in greater competition, and species declines.

    By Alex Taylor on 18th June 2017
  • Honey Bee Colony Losses

    Honey bee losses reinforce what sciences continues to tell us; we must take immediate action to restrict pesticides contributing to bee declines.

    By Alex Taylor on 24th May 2016
  • Polli:Nation

    ‘Free’ pollination by bees and other insects is worth over £400m** to UK agriculture each year but their numbers are in severe decline. This innovative project will engage 260 schools to help transform their grounds into pollinator-friendly habitats.

    By Guest Bloggers on 27th July 2015
  • Bees using plastic waste to build hives

    Researchers discovered that two solitary bee species in Canada are using polyurethane and polyethelene-based plastics in the formation and closing of their brood cells.

    By Grace Dickins on 19th March 2014
  • Pesticides linked to Bee Decline

    Neonicotinoids are systematic pesticides, which means that they are taken up by every part of the plant, including the pollen and the nectar.

    By Alex Taylor on 11th April 2012
  • Plant a Flower to Save a Bumblebee

    Take the fox glove as an example; it has evolved specific adaptations to attract and facilitate the bumblebee, its main pollinator.

    By Richard Hassall on 28th February 2012