You can barely communicate with your kids, but these creatures are sending complex interspecies instructions.
They might be a hated household pest, but ants actually live fascinating and complex lives.
New research has found that different types of habitat loss can change the stability of whole plant and animal communities.
Wild bees pollinate trees and shrubs that feed and shelter wildlife, provide flood control, prevent soil erosion and help regulate the climate.
Urban beekeeping is growing in popularity, but so is the backlash against honey bees.
Alarm bells went off when several recent studies reported mass insect die-offs in different parts of the world. But reports of an 'insect apocalypse' have been greatly exaggerated.
Bees might not be able to survive inside a person's eye, but they can be drawn to disgusting food sources.
Amid the insect extinction crisis, some species are actually increasing. Here's why that's not necessarily a good thing.
The guinea flower grows right across Australia.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
For human planting to support bee diversity, we need to know which flowers the insects want to visit.
Bees need flowers to live, and we need bees to pollinate our crops. Understanding bee vision can help us better support our buzzy friends and the critical pollination services they provide.
Bee colonies are threatened by a mite. However, a different mite has been evaluated for its potential to address this threat.
Keeping urban habitats such as parks neat and tidy by removing dead wood and leaves is driving the species which live there to extinction.
Turning street lights off at midnight could save money, energy and help nocturnal ecosystems thrive.
Agriculture and the environment don't need to be at odds with each other. They are more closely interdependent than we realize.
Evidence-based advice from experts on how to make your garden a friendly environment for pollinators.
Research shows that managed honey bees may pose a threat to free roaming honey bee populations.
Remote sensors allowed us to observe the in-hive activities of honeybees, which could be key to keeping bee colonies worldwide healthy.
Without an array of ecosystems and species, it's tough for farmers to grow crops or ranchers to raise animals.