Can bees be addicted to neonics?

Can bees get addicted to neonicotinoids? New research published in Nature shows that bees prefer food containing these pesticides, including imidacloprid, with potentially damaging results.

How to make a dragonfly garden

My dad told all kinds of fantastical stories when I was a kid, and I believed all of them. I’d tell stories about dragonflies: how a magic spell had turned big-eyed, prehistoric beasts into delicate winged creatures that really like water. Continue reading