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Disappearing Bees "This is not a world in which we want to live," wrote Earth Eats, a public-radio show, posting Time's Aug. 19 cover on Instagram (which featured the cover line A WORLD WITHOUT BEES). Bryan Walsh's story on the demise of honeybees, the pollinating force of nature behind $15 billion in U.S. crops, led to commentary from Salon, where Lindsay Abrams lamented the lack of "promising solutions." Meanwhile, American bees got short shrift, wrote Carol Davit of the Missouri Prairie Foundation. "The approximately 3,500 species of native bees in North America ... help the survival of native bees and honeybees...

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