Desert Bees Have a Secret

Bees are most diverse in arid environments. Will their survival strategies hold up in an era of climate change?

Bees are most diverse in arid environments, suggesting their persistence during past eras of drought. Will their strategies prove sufficient in an era of anthropogenic climate change? Is there time to learn more about native bees before it’s too late? Researchers in New Mexico are trying to find out. (Visual: )

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