Australia has at least seven Leptospermum species that produce honey with exceptionally high levels of antibacterial activity. Australian honey is abuzz with high-value antibacterial activity, meaning it could play a pivotal role in the clinical prevention and management of infections. Australia has at least seven Leptospermum species that produce honey with exceptionally […]

Researchers warn that this symbiotic relationship is threatened by the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Credit: Cristiano Menezes A report published in PLOS ONE describes key roles of various microorganisms in the development of the larvae of Scaptotrigona depilis. Researchers warn that this symbiotic relationship is threatened by the indiscriminate use […]

Homalictus terminalis is named so to indicate that, like many Fijian bees, it is nearing its limit and is at risk of climate-related extinction. Credit: James Dorey, Flinders University Bee biodiversity barometer on Fiji — New species described as environment changes The biodiversity buzz is alive and well in Fiji, […]