Bumblebees Thrive in Towns more than Countryside

Bumblebee colonies fare better in villages and cities than in fields, research has revealed. Bumblebees are important pollinators, but face threats including habitat loss, climate change, pesticide and fungicide use and parasites. Now researchers say that bumblebee colonies in urban areas not only produce more offspring than those on agricultural …

Greenland’s Huge Annual Ice Loss Is Even Worse than Thought

The huge annual losses of ice from the Greenland cap are even worse than thought, according to new research which also shows that the melt is not a short-term blip but a long-term trend. The melting Greenland ice sheet is already a major contributor to rising sea level and if …