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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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Your Environment Update for August 20, 2015

This week, we check out the effort to build a better honeybee and the EPA's new proposal to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.

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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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Honeybee Colonies Collapsing At Alarming Rate

Many crops—especially fruits and nuts—depend on bees to pollinate their flowers. New estimates from the federal government shed light on the growing crisis of the loss of honeybees from colony collapse disorder.

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