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bees

Could a Mushroom Save the Honeybee?

Scientists in Washington state think a rare fungi found in old-growth forests may help fight the viruses that are killing honeybees.

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Building a Better Honeybee

Bee geneticists and backyard beekeepers are teaming up to build stronger honeybees that could finally fight back against their biggest threat.

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The Buzz is Building Over 'Other' Bees

So if the honeybeepocalypse happens tomorrow, is it time to panic? Not necessarily. Researchers say other bee species could help pick up the slack.

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Your Environment Update for July 30, 2015

If the honeybeepocalypse happens tomorrow, is it time to panic? Not necessarily. Researchers think other species of bees could help fill the gap.

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Study Says Mix of Pesticides a Problem for Bees

For years, scientists have tried to figure out what's killing honeybee colonies.

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New Partnership to Help Honeybees

In the past five years, beekeepers have lost nearly one-third of their colonies to Colony Collapse Disorder.

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Urban Community Apiary Takes Flight in Pittsburgh Neighborhood

Beekeepers typically work in rural areas. However, there's a growing trend of urban beekeeping.

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Colony Collapse Disorder Still Baffling Scientists

Around the world, bees continue to disappear and scientists still don't quite know why.

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