Zach Fuller

By Zach Fuller and Jeff Kerby Honeybees are famously in trouble, but not all populations are showing signs of stress. Hives in East Africa—where honeybees are critical pollinators for coffee, cacao, and cashews—seem more resilient than their American and European counterparts, even when faced with similar pathogens. The buzzing question is, Why? We teamed up with local...

By Jeff Kerby and Zach Fuller Honeybees are famously in trouble, but not all populations are showing signs of stress. Hives in East Africa—where honeybees are critical pollinators for coffee, cacao, and cashews—seem more resilient than their American and European counterparts, even when faced with similar pathogens. The buzzing question is, Why? We teamed up with local...

By Zach Fuller and Jeff Kerby Honeybees are famously in trouble, but not all populations are showing signs of stress. Hives in East Africa—where honeybees are critical pollinators for coffee, cacao, and cashews—seem more resilient than their American and European counterparts, even when faced with similar pathogens. The buzzing question is, Why? We teamed up with local...

By Zach Fuller and Jeff Kerby  The relationship between honeybees and humans spans millennia, from the advent of agriculture to the current globalization of food markets. Today, pollination via commercial hives supports a multibillion-dollar agriculture industry. But honeybee health in the U.S. and Europe has never been more precarious. Misuse of pesticides, diverse hive pests,...