28 Sep '16, 11am

This could be the United States' first endangered bee species

This could be the United States' first endangered bee species

The world’s bees are dying – and one particular species may soon become the United State’s first endangered bee. The rusty patched bumble bee has suffered a staggering 90 percent decline in population over the last 20 years. If a new proposal is accepted, it will become the first bee species to receive federal protections in the US under the Endangered Species Act.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/midwestern-bumble-bees-may-be-the-un...

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