What’s in Obama’s plan to reverse honey bee and butterfly decline

President Barack Obama has announced a plan to increase the dwindling population of honey bees and monarch butterflies by making federal land more suitable to the unsung workers that support American agriculture.

The Obama administration has a multi-pronged approach: planting more diverse vegetation on millions of acres of federal land, allocating $82.5 million of federal funds for research, and pushing a reduction in the use of pesticides.

However, some scientists say that these measures aren’t enough to save the bees, or the US farm economy. READ MORE.

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