Honey bee becoming endangered species
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Decline of the honeybee causes worry
UCD researchers search for cause of mysterious honeybee disappearance
Written by Thuy Tran
Published July 17, 2008
Honeybees do more than sting you. Without them, you wouldn't get to eat your favorite fruits, nuts and ice cream flavors. And due to a recent mysterious decline in honeybee colonies, you may actually be losing more than that.
Every one-third bite of food you eat is something that is due to pollination by bees, said Robbin Thorpe, professor emeritus of the department of entomology.
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