Can we save the bees? Absolutely. Let’s start with the native species (commentary)

Can we save the bees? Absolutely. Let’s start with the native species (commentary)

My name is Krystle Hickman. I’m a photographer, community scientist and public speaker based in Los Angeles, California. My photography revolves around three things: bees, the plants they visit and their ecosystems. As a community scientist I note behavior, times, dates and weather when out photographing bees and their flowers. Over many years, my notations […]

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POLL: Should Monsanto’s global weedkiller be banned to prevent the extinction of bees?

POLL: Should Monsanto’s global weedkiller be banned to prevent the extinction of bees?

The world’s most used weedkiller damages the beneficial bacteria in the guts of honeybees and makes them more prone to deadly infections, new research has found. Previous studies have shown that pesticides such as neonicotinoids cause harm to bees, whose pollination is vital to about three-quarters of all food crops. Glyphosate, manufactured by Monsanto, targets […]

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