We hear a lot about honeybees, but it's the wild bees we need to be worried about.
(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.
The buzz about the bees is that they've been dying out for a while, and the Endangered Species Act just made it official for seven species.
From EcoWatch: The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has added seven bee species to the endangered species list, a first for bees. Native to Hawaii, these yellow-faced bees are facing extinction due to habitat loss, wildfires and...