Bees

What to Do If You Think You See a Murder Hornet

What to Do If You Think You See a Murder Hornet

Last week — in what might somehow qualify as good news for 2020 — bug scientists in Washington State reported discovering and then destroying the first known Asian giant hornet nest in the U.S. These invasive predators pose a serious threat to bees, and researchers are desperate to stop their…

How Do Bees Make Honey?

How Do Bees Make Honey?

When we talk about “bees”, we’re usually referring to the European honey bee (its scientific name is Apis Mellifera). Humans have been drooling over its honey and taking advantage of its pollination powers for thousands of years. So how do these insects make honey, you ask? You’ll find the task…