Expert commentary: Varroa mite
Our entomologist and bee expert comments on the Varroa mite, how it spreads and the current incursion.
They’re the bee’s knees: celebrating the insects who keep global ecosystems healthy
We're celebrating the bee on World Bee Day.
How does Dr John Roberts save bees from Varroa mites?
How do we protect bees from getting sick? Dr John Roberts is helping save honey bees through his research into Varroa mites and the viruses they spread.
A game of hives: Fatal fighting in native bees
Battles lasting days, hundreds of losses on both sides. The removal of the helpless from the hive and the eventual overthrow of the resident queen. No we aren't talking about Game of Thrones, we're talking about the incredible skirmishes and the unusual behaviour of Australia'a native bee species, Tetragonula carbonaria.