Archive for October, 2004

Can Wild Bees Take Sting From Honeybee Decline?

Published on October 20, 2004

John Roach for National Geographic News October 20, 2004 Decades of disease and overuse of pesticides have put the squeeze on populations of the domesticated honeybee. As a result, farmers are increasingly left with fields of flowering crops that fail to bear fruit. Since some 15 to 30 percent of the food we humans eat Read more …