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The bugs we need — bees, ladybugs, butterflies — appear to be dying off, scientists say

A staple of summer – swarms of bugs – seems to be a thing of the past. And that’s got scientists worried.  Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to be less abundant.  Read more...



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