I could not resist posting this video, because….well. Who better to explain pollination than Isabella Rossellini!! Also, the bee pollen basket and waggle dance explanations are quite delightful. Enjoy!
Since it’s Pollinator Week, and we talked about Squee and cuteness yesterday, how about an adorable video from New Zealand about pollination?
Once again, It’s time to celebrate the little animals that…facilitate plant sex by moving plant sperm around. I’ve discovered over time that a lot of people don’t actually know what pollination is, other than it’s something […]
(Latest in my series of bee posts for Scientopia) The same day that I published my piece about bees and pesticides, the Pesticide Action Network released a report titled Honey Bees and Pesticides: State of the […]
When you apply epidemiology methods to CCD, you might be surprised at the answers you get.
Solitary bees have parasites too.
“Bees gone” is not sufficient for a diagnosis of Death by CCD, if you are a CSI Apiarist.
It’s not actually the end of bees
It is finally starting to reliably warm up in spring, although we still have a few cold evenings. Bumblebees are one of the first pollinators out in the spring, and the fuzzy adorableness of their bodies does […]