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Bee deaths and crop consequences

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Science Middle School

Bee Deaths and Crop Consequences

Over the past several years honeybee colonies have declined dramatically. There is no consensus over a single cause, and in fact, scientists point to multiple causes for this problem. An important, yet often overlooked, factor is basic land use decisions. This public radio story explores the importance of the symbiotic relationship between honeybees, flowers and humans, and what kids can do to help promote honeybees and other pollinators.

Environment Life Science Earth and Space Science Reproduction Ecosystems

Story Length: 3:28

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AIR DATE: 05/07/2013

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