Bees

Scientists weren't sure the metallic blue insects still existed.
Bumblebee populations are declining, disappearing at rates "consistent with a mass extinction". Here's why you should care.
New research shows bees get less sleep while caring for the young – and we know exactly how they feel.
Wild bees are our best pollinators, yet pesticides, pathogens and industrial farming are devastating their numbers. Is there a better way to work with them?
The world’s first pizza for bees, or ‘beezza’, has been created by Papa John’s. The one inch delight is made from dough, wild flowers and pollen, with the aim of raising awareness of the plight of the mighty little pollinators.
Medical student George Lodge's passion for beekeeping takes him around the world. When he began fundraising to bring a fellow beekeeper from Zanzibar to England, Lodge came up with the idea of creating a calendar of photos showing him beekeeping in the buff.
The world’s largest bee has been rediscovered by a team of biologists, more than 160 years after it was first seen on an Indonesian island. Last seen in 1981, Megachile pluto is as long as an adult’s thumb and four times larger than a honey bee.
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"Human-wasp interactions are often unpleasant."