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Threats to Wild & Managed Bees

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Both wild and managed bees are facing threats that can alter their health, abundance, and distribution. Visit the topics in this section to explore summaries of the different factors that are affecting bee health.

The contents in this section are based on a summary of the scientific literature base and is updated as new studies are published.


Watch this video for an overview of some of the threats to wild and managed bees. This clip was created by Nacho Bartomeus and his colleagues from the DoƱana Biological Station in Spain.