Maharashtrian man who falls in love with honeybees!

Maharashtrian man who falls in love with honeybees!

Amid reports of honeybees being at risk from climate change and the use of pesticides on crops, a man from Maharashtra has taken the initiative to save these species from going extinct.

Apr 10, 2015, 19:03 PM IST
Dwindling bee population poses malnutrition risk

Dwindling bee population poses malnutrition risk

More than half the people in some developing countries could be at the risk of malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals like bees continue to decline, a study shows.

Jan 27, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

Bees can be more important than fertiliser?

Insects play a key role in the pollination of cultivated plants, and a new study suggests that they can be even more important than fertiliser.

Jun 14, 2014, 12:15 PM IST

Diesel fumes baffle bees: Study

Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide bees when they forage, potentially sending them off course and putting the food-growing industry at risk, a study said today.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:18 PM IST

European grassland butterflies in decline

More than half of Europe`s main species of grassland butterflies are in sharp decline as a result of habitat loss, the European Environment Agency (EAA) warned on Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2013, 11:08 AM IST

Flowers turning red to entice birds as pollinators: Study

Certain native flowers are turning red to entice birds as pollinators, shifting away from insects that did the job earlier, says a new research.

Feb 27, 2013, 15:31 PM IST

Bees help flowers grow same hues across oceans

Plants separated by vast oceans and 34 million years evolved to produce the same coloured flower petals because of their reliance on bees for pollination, according to new research.

Jun 08, 2012, 20:23 PM IST

India`s veg farmers hit with pollination crisis

Reduced vegetable production in India is an outcome of decline in the pollinating insects.

Sep 28, 2010, 16:23 PM IST