Honeybee Population Continues To Decline
A new survey shows that 44 percent of the country’s honeybee colonies died in the past year. It was the second year in a row that losses have surpassed 40 percent, and now there are signs that the die-off is spreading into the summer months. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with May Berenbaum, professor and head of the Department of Entomology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign about the decreasing bee population.
- May Berenbaum, entomologist, head of Dept. of Entomology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champlaign. She tweets @MayBerenbaum.
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