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National Honey Bee Day: Save Our Pollinators

MPAC’s Intern Sibyl Pan covers the global decline of bees and how to help our fuzzy friends. With National Honey Bee Day on August 19th fast approaching, we want to celebrate the essential role bees play for the ecosystem and food production.  Bees pollinate a third of the food produced by plants, 90 percent of all

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Insecticides and Honeybees

Honeybee populations have been declining steadily since their populations were first recorded in 1998 down to nearly half of what the population total was in 2004. Their disappearance is of great concern because we rely on bees to pollinate roughly 70% of crop species worldwide. While there remains a lot of uncertainty in the cause

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