Where Have the Bees Gone?

By ANA PHELAN, age 10 Many beekeepers think the use of new types of pesticides called neonicotinoids is the main reason why entire bee colonies are dying. PHOTO: Brigitte Wohack Most plants depend on pollination to reproduce. Pollination is the transfer of pollen from...

The Buzz on Disappearing Bees

By INDYKIDS STAFF Something strange is happening to honey bees. For the last few years many bees have been leaving their hives and not coming back. This is bad for humans, too, as about one-third of our food depends on bees pollinating plants. There may be a pesticide...