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Bees are on the Brink of Extinction

Bees are on the Brink of Extinction

Human actions are pushing many species of bees towards extinction. Closely related to wasps, bees are integral for reproduction of plants. Bees carry out an important task called ‘Pollination’. It is the process by which pollen is transferred from the male part of the plant to the female part. When a bee lands on a…

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How Tiny Chemicals Kill Large Mammals in the Sea?

How Tiny Chemicals Kill Large Mammals in the Sea?

The accumulation of tiny chemicals inside the bodies of killer whales is proving fatal for half of their populations around the world. All the aquatic mammals who rely on the ocean and other marine systems for their survival are called Marine Mammals. Some common examples include whales, manatees, polar bear, seals, and sea otters. There…

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