bumble bees

Bees find a way to lick climate change

By JOHN L. KOMINICKI // Nicole Miller-Struttman, a researcher and professor at SUNY Old Westbury, has been creating a bit of a buzz lately with a study suggesting that the effects of climate change are causing the tongues of some bumble bees to shrink. Honey lovers need not read on: Bumble bees gather just enough nectar for day-to-day survival and die off in the winter, leaving behind a a few fresh queens to jump-start new colonies in the spring….