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The importance of bee-ing together

September 19, 2022
From habitat loss to pesticides, many bees face threats to survival, and in turn, so do the flowers that depend on them. However, simply saving a greater number of bees is not enough.…
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Unsung insect heroes

August 4, 2022
The bee at the window, the ants on the porch, the beetle on the floor, the spider in the corner – they're all part of a vast underworld of insects that sustains the Earth and the humans that inhabit…
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Climate resilience starts with climate research

July 22, 2022
Though you may be familiar with the far-flung research on the impacts of a changing climate, like this study from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute about emperor penguins, climate change research is…