Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic
Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Thousands of Bees Living on Notre Dame’s Roof Survived the Fire
“I wouldn’t call it a miracle but I’m very, very happy.”
The Southern Chef Reviving a Centuries-Old Cherokee Recipe for Yellowjacket Soup
“We sautéed onions and garlic, added in the papery, waxy nest and unhatched larvae ... [and] pureed it in a blender."
Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Reappears After 113 Years
As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.
Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts
According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Insects Are In 'Catastrophic' Decline Worldwide, Scientists Warn
More than 40 percent of insects are at risk of extinction within 100 years.
Honeybees Can Add and Subtract, Study Finds
After discovering that honeybees understand the concept of zero, scientists tested the insect’s ability to spot gains and losses.
The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases
The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host
Big if true.
Bees Go Eerily Silent During Total Solar Eclipses
“It was like 'lights out' at summer camp!”
Popular Weed Killer May Be Responsible for Global Bee Deaths
An ingredient in the popular herbicide, Roundup, may be related to colony collapse disorder, say scientists.
An NYPD 'Bee Cop' Explains How to Calm Down Thousands of Swarming Bees
Officer Darren Mays talks about how he became part of the two-man team, and what it's like to coax 35,000 stinging insects into a vacuum.