Honey Bees are dying at an unprecedented rate! The bees use their sense of smell to remove dead and dying bees from the hive and some bees do it better than others. Is this a trait that beekeepers can use to help stop their hives from dying out? More….
Were they ever really endangered? Almost 2 years ago, Scientific American published an article by Hannah Nordhaus entitled “Beetle Resurrection” that made the American Burying Beetle (Necrophorus americanus) a poster child for how the oil industry and other political and economic interests regarded an endangered species that most Americans didn’t know about and previously never cared about