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  • Voice of the Butterfly

    John Nichols' new novel, "The Voice of the Butterfly," is an environmental morality play that pulls no punches.

  • The death of the Super Hopper

    The disappearance of the Rocky Mountain locust -- which once swarmed the Plains like a biblical plague, only to die out entirely within decades --- holds serious lessons for humanity

  • A creeping plague of crickets is hitched to everything in the world

    Writer's love of nature is put to the test during a Mormon cricket plague.

  • The buzz business

    The problem of controlling Africanized bees is now widespread, and some are taking advantage of the frightening invasion to earn a good living.

  • 2,997 ... 2,998 ... 2,999

    Among other tasks, research entomologist Justin Schmidt counts bee stings in dead animals at the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Bees under siege

    Honeybees across the West - and the nation - are dying in huge numbers, and some think a pesticide, methyl parathion, may be the primary killer.

  • Natives emerge from the shadows

    Gary Nabhan of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum believes the "forgotten pollinators" - native bees and other insects - have been ignored too long in favor of the non-native honeybees most people are familiar with.

  • Miles County

    Beekeeper Miles County, in his own words, explains why he thinks a pesticide is killing his hive.

  • When dead bees don't make a case

    Beekeeper Tom Theobald pushes hard to get federal and state officials to address bee kills he is convinced are caused by the pesticide Penncap-M.

  • The bees' needs

    Golfers are working with conservationists to encourage bees and other native pollinators to inhabit golf courses.

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