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  • Global Warming's Unlikely Harbingers

    Mountain pine beetles are attacking more forests and more varieties of trees — and thriving at higher elevations than ever before — and some scientists believe global climate change is at the root of the problem

  • Bee kind, please redesign

    The Pollinator Conservation Handbook offers advice about what ordinary citizens can do to help save declining native pollinator insects, like bees and butterflies

  • Enviros squash plan to kill crickets

    In Idaho, environmentalists sue to prevent the widespread spraying of pesticides

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Voice of the Butterfly

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

  • Migrating with the monarchs

    Robert Michael Pyle's book, "Chasing Monarchs: Migrating with the Butterflies of Passage," follows the colorful insects from Canada, down to Mexico, and back up to the California coast on their amazing yearly migration.

  • The bees' needs

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

  • Rural Utah braces for a latter-day plague

    Utah farmers and ranchers are trying to prepare for what is expected to be a terrible infestation of Mormon crickets and other grasshoppers.

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