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

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.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The move offers the creatures some newfound protection, even if the agency failed to designate a critical habitat.
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Business & Finance / Economics : Environmental Economics

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...

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.

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.

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.

Bees Added To Endangered Species List For The First Time

News : Huffington Post

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 pr...

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