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Bees that can adapt to the changing climate around us offer hope for more research and better policy and conservation efforts. (Shutterstock)

What a buzzkill: Early-ending winters disrupt bumblebee slumber

Seventy-two per cent of native bumblebee species in North America are cutting their winter hibernation short by timing their emergence to earlier spring onsets.
Native bumble bees perform ‘buzz pollination,’ shaking flowers to release protein-rich pollen. A. Westreich

Bee-washing’ hurts bees and misleads consumers

‘Bee-washing,’ marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee.

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