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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Bee-neath the waves: bumblebee

Bee-neath the waves: bumblebee queens survive underwater for a week

Scientists discovered a surprising survival strategy used by bumblebees: the ability to survive underwater for extended periods. This incredible study gives fresh information on the endurance of these important pollinators, giving hope for their survival in the face of rising environmental Read More...

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Researchers create the first global map of bee species

There are over 20,000 species of bees around the globe, but information on the location and population health of different species is sparse. In an effort to bolster bee conservation, biologists have created the first modern map of all the bee species around the world.  Michael Orr, the study's Read More...