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Meet Appalachia’s Pollinators

Hairy flower chafer beetle

Buzzing bees, hummingbirds, butterflies and more help keep Appalachia’s flora in bloom.

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Appalachian Beekeepers Protect Honeybee Health

honeybees

Beekeepers are on the front lines of preserving America’s predominant pollinator.

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Remarkable Pollinators

Of the world’s more than 240,000 species of flowering plants, approximately 75 percent rely on pollinators. These crucial creatures help transfer pollen from male to female flower parts and ensure the survival of the next generation of plants — and

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National Attention on Pesticides

By Amber Ellis A recent study from the University of California claims that pregnant women living within a mile of farms using popular agricultural pesticides were 60 percent more likely to have a child with developmental delays or autism. And

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Bee Deaths Linked to Pesticides

By Davis Wax More than 30 percent of managed bee colonies in the United States perished this past winter, and beekeepers are looking for answers. While parasites, viruses and malnutrition can be factors in entire hives dying, evidence is building

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