Without pollinators, like bees and butterflies, the world would be a dull and bland place. How can we make sure these creatures are always fluttering, soaring, and buzzing around us? And how does their presence make our communities more sustainable...

The birds and the bees need our help. Pollinators help to feed us and make our world more beautiful, but their habitats need protecting. Backyard gardeners to big companies alike know this and some are creating strategies to safeguard these precious...

Island Press Field Notes blog

Threats to pollinators abound, but so too do the everyday conservation efforts being taken to protect them. 

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A European honeybee pollinating pink milkweed.

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Nowadays when I see bees in my garden, I pay close attention. I have noticed at least four different types. They buzz purposely—so focused on the periwinkle blue flowers of my rosemary hedge. I crouch down to examine their fuzzy bodies and the gorgeous...

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