One of the major threats to U.S. bees is the varroa mite. Researchers are importing sperm from European bees resistant to mites to toughen up America's stock.
According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service survey, varroa mites were the top colony stressor for beekeeping operations with five or more colonies.
Hotels are made for solitary bees that don't swarm or have a hive. Researchers hope they will preserve bee habitat and allow for research on population decline.
A new study suggests that bees could get addicted to foods laced with nicotine-like pesticides.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
Over 23 percent of honeybee colonies died last year, an improvement from nearly 30 percent mortality previously.
Scientists in Tasmania are tracking bees with tiny wireless devices in an effort to understand why hives are collapsing.
Beekeepers are pushing the EPA to consider impact on pollinators when reviewing new pesticides.
New research has shown for the first time a strong link between some fungicides and sick bees.
No one factor is to blame for mass bee deaths, but industrial diets may be making bees more susceptible to harmful pesticide exposure.
Bees have been dying worldwide, causing concern for global food supply. This week, the EU has taken a step to protect the bees from pesticides.
As evidence mounts for the link between neonicontinoid use and bee deaths, a group of concerned Americans is bring suit against the EPA.
Turns out honeybees aren't the only pollinators who need to worry about pesticides.
Volunteers for the Bloomington Community Orchard are working hard to attract pollinators by building honeybee hives, mason bee homes and bird houses.
Rob Green talks about the curious case of Colony Collapse Disorder. Then, two dishes with ingredients purchased from the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market.
With his 30 hives, Rob Green brings plenty of experience to the classes he teaches at the Indiana Beekeeping School.
We speak with Tracy Hunter, a third generation beekeeper. Bees are in trouble and two filmmakers want you to know. And, beets and honey make a sweet condiment.
Colony collapse disorder, once thought to be just a seasonal fluke thinning the ranks of bees during an especially cold winter, is getting worse.
A new study has been released citing a possible cause of Colony Collapse Disorder, the term given to the recent declines in honey bee colonies.
The USDA reports that geneticists are working to develop a self-pollinating almond tree to compensate for the rapid decline of honey bee populations