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Dave Hunter, founder of Crown Bees, a bee nursery and supply business in Woodinville, Wash., speaks at the USDA event. (Eric Englert/Medill)

Northwestern University
The USDA gets public input on its Native Bee Monitoring Plan.
The George Washington University
Bees are critical to our environment, your health, and the global food supply and they're vanishing at an astounding rate. Urban beekeeping is one way we can help save them.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Faced with the specter of declining bee populations, scientists at Harvard are working on a mechanical replacement - and they may just revolutionize robotics along the way.