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American bumblebee declines in Canada

When the once common rusty-patched (Bombus affinis) bumblebee disappeared from Canada by the early 2000s, researchers became worried. What would this mean for less common bumblebee species? “This raised the first red flags for bumblebees

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USFWS proposes bumblebee protection

On Sept. 22, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a rule listing the rusty patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis) as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.This is the first time USFWS has considered federal protection