Honeybee Colony Collapse Caused by Stress

Honeybee Colony Collapse Caused by Stress

Honeybee colonies have been in a sharp decline because of a change in their hunting behavior. A study found that this decline has been mainly observed in younger bees brought on by environmental stress from pesticides or parasitic attacks. When honeybees experience stress they respond by summoning younger, inexperienced worker bees to search for food. […]

Bees Dwindling Population Gets Help From Awareness Campaign

Bees Dwindling Population Gets Help From Awareness Campaign

Bees facing a worldwide dwindling population crisis are getting a little help from their friends as government officials and concerned citizens participated in National Honeybee campaigns to raise awareness of their plight. On Aug. 16, 2014, inspired by National Honey Bee Day, Mayor Tom Bates of Berkeley, California initiated a citywide Honey Bee Awareness Day, […]

Bees Bad Moods and Brains

Bees Bad Moods and Brains

Summer is in full swing and with the year’s hottest months come a few seasonal staples: sun, heat, outdoors, bugs and the all-time favorite – bees. However they come, honey, bumble, potter or any other type, the tiny, ominous bugs are feared and avoided at all costs. Some sting and die soon after; however others, […]