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Cities Provide Pollination Haven for Honeybees


The Western Honey Bee was brought to the United States a long time ago because — true to its name — it makes a lot of honey. But it is also a great pollinator. Like cattle, they are bred by the millions and shipped around the country to pollinate everything from almonds to broccoli. But all that hard work and stress is literally killing the bees. To help fight the problem, concerned citizens are raising honeybees everywhere they can, including inside city limits. Treva Thrush reports.

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