Bee hives are alive with activity. How is a bee colony organized? How do bees construct their hives? How do bees make honey? What is life like for a bee?
There are around 10 species of social bees in Australia. They live in colonies and have no stings. Of these few social bees there are just a couple that produce and store Honey that can be extracted.
Bees are little wonders. They pollinate our plants and give us honey. Plus bees are funny--rather, the jokes, puns and idioms about bees are funny. Here are a few facts and lots of laughs.
This is a look at the life-cycle of the Violet Carpenter bee - Xylocopa Violacea known on the Spanish Costa Blanca as the Mijas bee, The article has many stunning macros of this huge and impressive looking black bee....
Honey bees are amazing creatures. Some facts, and poems, about honey bee life (and death), their benefits to humans (pollination and honey), and hive and social organization.
Bee keeping is fascinating, ecologically essential and produces pounds of deliciously healthy honey. Recent worldwide bee colony losses have worried experts who are calling on ordinary people to set up hives in their...
With climate change and increase in the use of toxic pesticides, honey bees are disappearing. Colony collapse disorder causing their deaths will affect humans, honey bees vanishing is not a good sign.
My experience of having a white tailed bumble bee nest in my shed. Bumble bee life cycle, reasons for bumble bee decline and how we can help bumble bees.
Honey bees are very important to food resources because they pollinate many crops. Beekeepers are seeing massive die-offs. What is killing our honey bees?
Recently, bees have been given quite the buzz. Whether involved in making honey or being involved in saving the planet from losing all its fruits and crops, they are integral to our ecosystem.