Study Reveals Striking Decline of Vermont’s Bumble Bees

A new study examining 100 years of bumble bee records reveals that almost half of Vermont’s species, which are vital pollinators, have either vanished or are in serious decline.

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The Secret to Better Berries? Wild Bees

Want bigger, faster-growing blueberries? New research shows wild bees are an essential secret ingredient in larger and better blueberry yields – producing plumper, faster-ripening berries.

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How Forests Improve Kids' Diets

A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition--when they live near forests.

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