Wild Bee Decline Threatens US Food Supply

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ScienceDaily reports

The first national study to map US wild bees suggests they’re disappearing in many of the country’s most important farmlands. If losses of these pollinators continue, the new nationwide assessment indicates that farmers will face increasing costs — and that the problem may even destabilize the nation’s crop production.

Read full story at Wild bee decline threatens US crop production: Following Obama’s call for pollinator assessment, first-ever national bee map shows much farmland at risk — ScienceDaily

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