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December 8, 2017

Bumble bees in peril!

NSF-funded researchers have discovered that climate change, warmer temperatures and earlier snow melt are causing flowers to bloom earlier. These changes are affecting at least three types of bumble bees that live in higher altitudes and rely on these blooms to live and thrive.

Original air date: December 8, 2017

Credit: NSF/Jane Ogilvie, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

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