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Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology - Bates News (blog)

Bates News (blog)
For bees and other insect pollinators, “foraging behavior is a lot like economics,” says Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist who joined Bates as assistant professor of biology in August. “We think about the costs and benefits of different things ...

Religion professor's essay on pope's 'faithful ecology' included in book - St. Olaf College News (blog)

St. Olaf College News (blog)
EricksonJake300x400 When Pope Francis released his encyclical address Laudato si': On care of our common home this June, he called for action and engaged dialogue about the pressing global threat of climate change and ecological destruction. St. Olaf ...

A Massive Global Effort Maps How the Brain is Wired - Scientific American

Scientific American
Despite the advances, David Van Essen, a neurobiologist at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and co-leader of the HCP, cautions that MRI images can only approximate the wiring of the brain. Scientists working at the mesoscale level get more ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

Bees and Wasps
United States

Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.