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Study: Popular Pesticide Dramatically Harming Wild Bees

A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals.

04/22/2015

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Bill Seeks to Protect Bees From Pesticides

Maryland lawmakers want to better protect bees from certain pesticides.

02/17/2015

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30,000 Bees Found Living In Virginia Bakery Ceiling

Williamsburg bakery owner finds hive living above her cake shop.

06/27/2014

Researchers found bees using bits of plastic to build their hives.  (credit: Alison Dunn/Getty Images)

Study: Bees Using Plastic To Help Build Their Nests

Researchers find bees adapt to their environment by incorporating plastic into the construction of their hives.

02/05/2014

A bee harvests pollen from the flowers of a cherry tree near on April 25, 2013. (Photo credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Feds: Many Causes for Dramatic Bee Disappearance

A new federal report blames a combination of problems for a mysterious and dramatic disappearance of U.S. honeybees since 2006.

05/02/2013