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Ecology: Bee behaviour sees colonies collapse



Honeybee colonies could be collapsing because younger bees are flying out to forage, raising their risk of death.





Many bee colonies are failing, probably because of parasites, pathogens and pesticides. Bees react to such stressors by foraging at a younger age, so to learn how this might cause rapid population declines,...



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