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President Obama just unveiled a big new plan to save the honeybees

May 20, 2015View for printing

A decade ago, beekeepers in the United States started noticing that their honeybees were dying at unusually high rates each winter. It was a disturbing trend, given that these bees are so crucial for pollinating many of our favorite fruits and vegetables.

In the years since, honeybees have kept dying at alarming rates, and experts have realized we've got a potential crisis on our hands. It's reached the point that President Obama has now taken a personal interest in the matter.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/ ... ator-health

Updated by Brad Plumer

Full Story: http://www.vox.com/2015/5/19/8625183/honeybees-obama

(Many thanks to Donna Warren for sharing)
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