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Overview of Global Honeybee Declines

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Unlike other species, bees aren’t tracking changes in climate

In North America and Europe, bee populations face many challenges: decades of inbreeding, pesticide use, and of course, climate change.

A recent study in the journal Science highlights some of these climate threats, and raises a disturbing finding: unlike other insects, bees aren’t adjusting their range by heading north to cooler climates.  Instead, they’re staying put as their range shrinks and deadly temperatures become more commonplace.  More here.

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