Wild bumblebees are on the verge of extinction and the reason is that they are contracting deadly diseases from ailing domesticated honeybees, according to a new research.
Researchers from Washington State University announced plans to create a honeybee sperm bank and to crossbreed bees to increase resilience and diversity in the species.
For the past few years, beekeepers have been forced to contend with a mysterious illness that kills honeybees en masse – and it is apparently getting worse.
Bees are suckers for caffeine just as many humans are. A new study found that some plants including grapefruit, lemon and oranges, are naturally caffeine-laced plants which gives a memory boost to bees when they consume it.
The disappearance of wild pollinators can severely damage crop yields, study find.