Parasite pressures on wild honey bee swarms
UK research team reports that managed and feral adult honey bee populations show similar intensity in parasite infestation.
Forbes journalist warns US farmers of imminent loss of important tools
In an opinion piece, journalist Henry I. Miller issues a “wake-up call for US farmers”, drawing their attention to the EPA’s recent tell-tale reports on neonicotinoid seed treatments in soya.
Loss of favorite pollen sources a key factor for bee losses
With their favorite host plants gone, many bee species in the Netherlands have declined in the past decades. This is the conclusion of a study at Wageningen University.