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A new bee species discovered in Doñana

? Doñana has a species-rich fauna and a great bee biodiversity but poorly studied, so new bee species may be discovered.

Bee species with larger brains have higher learning capacity

A research team at the Doñana Biological Station (CSIC) and the Centre for Research on Ecology and Forestry Applications (CREAF) has conducted an experiment to (test) if the brain size in bees is...

Loss of pollinators: evidences, causes and consequences

Over the past few years discussions on the pollinator crisis have increased and campaigns to save bees have multiplied. However, these campaigns have not always been evidence-based. During the last...

The importance of bee diversity for crop pollination

Ecologists have shown through hundreds of experiments that ecological communities with more species produce higher levels of essential ecosystem functions such as biomass production, nutrient...

Total bee dependence on a single flower species

A new study provides multiple lines of evidence on the total dependence of the solitary bee Flavipanurgus venustus on the flowers of a common Mediterranean scrub (Cistus crispus). This association...
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