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Power lines offer environmental benefits

Power lines, long considered eyesores or worse, a potential threat to human health, actually serve a vital role in maintaining the health of a significant population, according to new research out of the ...

dateSep 17, 2014 in Ecology
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Colorado's stunning bee diversity

For many people, the mention of bees brings to mind swarms, stings, queens and honey. But the insects fitting that description—non-native European honeybees—represent only one kind of bee.

dateSep 03, 2014 in Ecology
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France fights back Asian hornet invader

They slipped into southwest France 10 years ago in a pottery shipment from China and have since invaded more than half the country, which is fighting back with drones, poisoned rods and even chickens.

dateAug 20, 2014 in Ecology
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How honey bees stay cool

Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range. Recently published research led by ...

dateJul 23, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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