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Endemic Molokai bees deserve, but do not receive, endangered species protection, yet

| September 13, 2011 | 1 Comment
Endemic Molokai bees deserve, but do not receive, endangered species protection, yet

After a 12-month study, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to place seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees on the Endangered Species Act list. One of these species, Hylaeus hilaris, is found exclusively on Molokai at the Mo’omomi reserve. Although the study, published last Tuesday, states that that these species deserve to […]

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