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Researchers at Harvard University have developed robotic bees, called RoboBees, which one day could pollinate a field of crops.
Last week was Japanese beetles, this week it's yellow jackets.
So many honey bees are dying each year that commercial beekeepers who pollinate food crops are in danger of going out of business.
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More than 250,000 people have signed an online petition asking major garden centers to stop treating their plants with pesticides that have been shown to contribute to the collapse of honey bee colonies.
With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.
Honeybees may be struggling worldwide, but Maryland is seeing a boom in amateur beekeepers.
Bee-friendly garden plants sold in D.C. at retailers Home Depot and Lowes are treated with a pesticide that is toxic to bees, a new study says.
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