A Week to Recognize the Role of Pollinating Insects

This is the first annual National Pollinators Week, designated by the United States Senate and the USDA, to draw attention to the plight of disappearing honeybees and other pollinating insects.

Harvard Entomologist E.O. Wilson speaks with Scott Simon about the crucial role that pollinators play in the ecosystem.

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