The nonprofit Bees in the D is managing a network of beehives in Detroit to offset the decline of honeybees. Honeybee populations have declined dramatically for most of the past decade. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that honeybees pollinate about $US15 billion of crops each year. Bees in the […]
New research shows that glyphosate, a main ingredient in the world’s most common weed-killer, can be harmful to honeybees. According to the study, worker bees exposed to glyphosate when they are young are more likely to die from exposure to bacteria later in life. The study adds to other scientists’ […]
Dr. Gary Shilling, the president of A. Gary Shilling & Co., spoke to Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget about bees. Shilling is a recreational beekeeper and has an apiary in the back yard of his New Jersey home. Following is a transcript. HENRY BLODGET: You say that the Shilling Apiaries, […]
A team of Japanese researchers have succeeded...