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Farm Expansion Driving US Native Bee Declines

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The Ecologist Bumble bees on chives. PinP photo. Wild bee decline is closely associated with the advance of intensive farming and habitat loss, a new study shows. It follows an earlier paper that linked 'delayed action' decline of wild bees to exposure to pesticides including fungicides - previously considered 'bee-safe'. More here.