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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American Bumblebee Could Be Added to the Endangered Species List

American Bumblebee Could Be Added to the Endangered Species List

The American bumblebee is quickly moving towards the endangered species list as their population has declined by 89% in the last 20 years. The vital pollinators have also already vanished from eight states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will continue analyzing populations and create their “12-month finding” before making a decision. Pesticides, development, and climate […]

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Insects are vanishing from our planet at an alarming rate. But there are ways to help them

Insects are vanishing from our planet at an alarming rate. But there are ways to help them

Insects have been around for more than 400m years, their ancestors crawling from the oceans to colonise the land long before dinosaurs appeared. They have been enormously successful, evolving into a staggering diversity of more than 1m known species, with perhaps as many as another 4m yet to be described by science. There are more […]

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