Native bee populations are struggling because of loss of habitat and food, often caused by urban and suburban development. The good news is that a single tree or shrub can produce thousands of flowers with high-quality pollen and nectar, providing bees with the protein and carbohydrates they need to thrive.
Meet two passionate Australian beekeepers who are doing their best to save the bees in the face of declining populations.
Surrounded by bees, we spent the day in Sydney’s stunning Centennial Parklands learning the ins and outs of backyard beekeeping.
New columnist Alexx Stuart sheds light on the issues surrounding scented candles.
Bees are threatened by our use of pesticides and fungicides.
Zombie bees may reveal answers to the plight of the honey bee.
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