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Bees Added To Endangered Species List For The First Time

Seven species of bees native to Hawaii were declared endangered on Friday in what The Associated Press said was the first time any bee in the U.S. has received the protection. Hawaii’s various species of yellow-faced bees will be protected by the Endangered Species Act effective Oct. 31. But one of the most effective safeguards ? controls on bee habitats ? won’t be part of the new declaration.
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Bees Added To U.S. Endangered Species List For 1st Time

News : The Two-Way

Seven species of the yellow-faced bee, which is the only bee native to Hawaii, have been designated as endangered. They're known for their yellow-to-white facial markings.

U.S. adds first bees to endangered species list

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Reuters Environment Blog

(Reuters) - Seven types of bees once found in abundance in Hawaii but now facing extinction on Friday became the first bees to be added to the federal list of endangered and threatened species, according to U.S. wildlife managers.

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Academics / General Science : Slate: Science

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service added 49 species of plants and animals to the endangered species list on Friday, all native to Hawaii. Unlike the dozens of similar releases the FWS publishes each month (this is the sad state of t...

Feds list 7 Hawaii bee species as endangered, a first in US

Academics / Biology : Physorg: Biology

Federal authorities added seven yellow-faced bee species, Hawaii's only native bees, for protection under the Endangered Species Act Friday, a first for any bees in the United States.

Now That Bees Are Endangered, The Rest Is Up To Us

United States / Miami : Huffington Post: Miami

Last week brought big news in the conservation world: For the first time, a bee species — seven of them, actually — were declared endangered. The seven types of yellow-faced bees native to Hawaii received the designation from the U....

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