Past research has shown honeybees can add, subtract and even understand 'zero'. But according to new findings, they can't tell four flowers from five in natural settings.
Victory gardens were popular during wartime, and have made a comeback during the current pandemic.
Humans obtain bacteria through the foods they eat. But how do bees collect bacteria that live in and on them? And where do they pick up these microbes?
Wild bees provide many lessons. Watching and learning from them may help keep honeybees safe and thriving.
Bees aren't the only species that has a queen.
Indigenous land stewardship, resource extraction and corporate interests remain critical issues to addressing large-scale environmental concerns such as pollinator loss in Canada and beyond.
A new study has found that European and North American bumblebee populations have shrank by a third since 1970.
Bees may provide surprising insights into the kinds of environments that are best for learning.
A swarm of honeybees can provide valuable lessons about how a group of many individuals can work together to accomplish a task, even with no one in charge. Roboticists are taking notes.
Bees innocuously buzzing 'round the birdbath may be a barometer for burgeoning bee invasions.
How do we know that bees were around when dinosaurs still roamed the Earth? The main evidence comes from fossils – the mineralized remains of long-dead organisms.
Wild things thrive in transmission pathways that crisscross states.
Beehive designs haven't changed since the 1940s.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
Britain's councils are cutting roadside verges less often to allow vibrant wildflower meadows to bloom.
Wildflowers, bees and butterflies – your lawn is a vibrant ecosystem waiting to be unleashed.
As climatic conditions change, plants’ odours are altered, with direct consequences for pollination, especially by bees.
We're left wondering whether we as humans are so very special after all – that perhaps the ability to learn mathematics could be universal.
Wild bees pollinate trees and shrubs that feed and shelter wildlife, provide flood control, prevent soil erosion and help regulate the climate.
Bees might not be able to survive inside a person's eye, but they can be drawn to disgusting food sources.