A biologist’s up-close account of how he and fellow biologists cracked long-standing puzzles about honey bee behavior
The most comprehensive and up-to-date general reference book on honey bee biology
A lavishly illustrated exploration of the mysterious, hidden world of forest-dwelling wild honey bees—with new insights that promise to revolutionize conservation and beekeeping
How the lives of wild honey bees offer vital lessons for saving the world’s managed bee colonies
A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world
The book presents honeybees as a model system for investigating advanced social life among insects from an evolutionary perspective.Originally published in 1985.
How honeybees make collective decisions—and what we can learn from this amazing democratic process
Studies of animal behavior have often been invoked to help explain and even guide human behavior. Think of Pavlov and his dogs or Goodall and her chimps. But, as these examples indicate, the tendency has been to focus on "higher," more...
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