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The Rusty Patched Bumble Bee is an Endangered Species…Again

The rusty patched bumble bee is once again making headlines, and it’s for the same reason as before – its endangered species status. (“Rusty patched bumble bee recommended for endangered list,” n.d.) But let’s back up for a moment and take a look at why the bee is endangered, as well as the reasons behind the …

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Bees Aren’t the World’s Only Pollinators, According to Scientists

Bees are responsible for pollination, but they aren’t the only ones doing the hard work. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America has found that between 25 and 50 percent of pollination is performed by non-bees. This means that while bees do a lot of the job, …

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