colony collapse disorder

HOTY2017

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18
honeybee health

I Visited A CSI Crime Lab, But For Bees

Mail your dead bees here.
Lisa Cumming
7.4.17
not the bees

New Field Tests Find These Pesticides Are Harming Bees

It’s long been suspected this was bad for bees.
Lisa Cumming
6.29.17
buzz worthy

Teeny Bee Probiotics Can Help Prevent Colony Collapse

Researchers found that probiotics helped protect against infection and heat stress.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.20.17
FOOD

Bees Can Count to Four, Display Emotions, and Teach Each Other New Skills

Recent studies provide insight into the cognitive power of one of the planet’s tiniest brains.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.5.16
extinction

Honey Bee Extinction Will Change Life As We Know It

If bees disappear, so will all of life's modern luxuries.
Sarah Emerson
6.7.16
Canada

Bee Populations Seem To Be Bouncing Back In Canada, But Not in the US

44 percent of all US bee colonies died last year. Yikes.
Amanda Roth
5.13.16
sports

Major League Baseball Manager Saves Swarm from ‘Bee Genocide'

Ned Yost is a bee's BFF.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.9.16
News

Why It's So Hard to Figure Out What's Killing the Bees

Researchers have been testing a number of theories, but the answer seems to lie in a confluence of interacting factors.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.15.15
Science

Tiny Tracking Chips Will Help Us Understand Why Bees Are Dying

RFID chips are already used to track bees, but a new design boosts their signal to provide more data on bee behavior.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.24.15
disease

The Most Addictive Ingredient in Cigarettes Could Make for Healthier Bees

Talk about getting a buzz (ba dum tss).
Kaleigh Rogers
2.17.15
earth

Colony Collapse Disorder Is Spreading To Wild Bees

Pesticides, overcrowding, and globalization have transformed bee colonies into pathogen training grounds.
Becky Ferreira
1.20.15