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  • Termite tenacity

    Giant fossilized termite mounds are discovered by geobiologists near Gallup, N.M.

  • 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.

  • Miles County

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A little bug causes a big stink in Utah

    Utah's popular Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park tries to balance the needs of ORVers, hikers, New Agers - and the very rare, endemic tiger beetle.

  • Wallowing the flies away

    The writer and his brother try to cope with a plague of flies in the Wyoming outdoors.

  • If you're looking for scarlet mormons

    The Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center opens near Denver, Colo.

  • Bees need our backing

    The Forgotten Pollinators Campaign seeks to warn Americans about the decline of honey bees and other pollinators.

  • 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.

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