Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Averting Disaster

“That means figuring out what’s killing the bees — and coming up with new strategies to rebuild lost colonies — will remain crucial. The US Department of Agriculture is already spending $15.3 million this year on research in this area, and the Obama administration recently asked Congress for an extra $50 million to help reverse the losses of honeybees and other pollinators.”


The bees are dying. So here’s how beekeepers are trying to fend off disaster.


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