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Friday, September 26, 2014

Are Bees Back Up on Their Knees?

A hopeful, nuanced opinion by a bee scientist on a complicated reality, pollinators for the food system. The honeybees' sudden vanishing may be ending, but the challenges to their presence continue.
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/opinion/colony-collapse-are-bees-back-up-on-their-knees.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=MostEmailed&version=Full&src=me&WT.nav=MostEmailed&_r=0

The author's TED talk in 2012: https://www.ted.com/talks/noah_wilson_rich_every_city_needs_healthy_honey_bees