Bees vanish across the world

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Bumblebees were added to the endangered species list under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this past month. In recent years the National Resource Defense Council reports that since 1990, 25 percent of the honey bee population has disappeared. Many crops such as almonds, avocados, onions, and apples are dependent upon the survival of bees to grow.

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Published by Beverly Banks

I am originally a native of Wheeling, WV. In 2018, I graduated with my Bachelor's of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science. Currently, I am a Master's candidate at Northwestern University in the Medil School of Journalism. In my free time, I enjoy singing and spending time with friends and family.

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