Enjoy your holiday meal this year, because pollinator-dependent cranberries, almonds, apples, pumpkins, and berries will soon face a price hike.
44 percent of all US bee colonies died last year. Yikes.
Pollinators like bees, hummingbirds, bats, and butterflies help to produce 75 percent of crops — but human activities are threatening many species with extinction, according to a new UN report.
Two new scientific studies reveal not only that wild bees might reproduce less frequently when exposed to certain insecticides — but they might also become addicted to the chemicals.
The wonders of mycelium.
For years, environmentalists have been blaming nicotine-derived insecticides for colony collapse disorder, and the coming breakdown of the global economy. Chengshen Lu's second report shows that they're probably right. And he means it this time.