colony collapse disorder

bee deaths

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.
Sarah Emerson
9.26.18
tech

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
buzz worthy

Teeny Bee Probiotics Can Help Prevent Colony Collapse

Researchers found that probiotics helped protect against infection and heat stress.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.20.17
Food

Bees Can Count to Four, Display Emotions, and Teach Each Other New Skills

Recent studies provide insight into the cognitive power of one of the planet’s tiniest brains.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.16
extinction

Honey Bee Extinction Will Change Life As We Know It

If bees disappear, so will all of life's modern luxuries.
Sarah Emerson
6.7.16
Canada

Bee Populations Seem To Be Bouncing Back In Canada, But Not in the US

44 percent of all US bee colonies died last year. Yikes.
Amanda Roth
5.13.16
Sports

Major League Baseball Manager Saves Swarm from ‘Bee Genocide'

Ned Yost is a bee's BFF.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.9.16
ANIMALS

Diesel Fuel Is Threatening Bees, But Hops Might Save Them

In addition to pesticides, mites, and poor nutrition, there’s a new problem: Diesel fumes can confuse bees’ sense of smell, making it harder for them to find food.
Wyatt Marshall
10.25.15
News

Why It's So Hard to Figure Out What's Killing the Bees

Researchers have been testing a number of theories, but the answer seems to lie in a confluence of interacting factors.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.15
bees

Yep, America's Bees Are Still Dying

In a comprehensive study released yesterday, researchers from the University of Maryland found that in the past year US beekeepers lost 42 percent of their bees. This is the second highest annual loss ever.
Jesse Hirsch
5.14.15
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