A new study suggests that conversion of grassland and pasture to row crops is the driving force behind the disappearance of bees, but the decline of wild bees is not irreversible.
Groups like New Hampshire Rebellion and Iowa Pays the Price have seized the moment by successfully using grassroots mobilization to push candidates to address money in politics.
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Julian Reid is a professor of international relations at the University of Lapland. His book, coauthored with Brad Evans, Resilient Life: the Art of Living Dangerously, will be published by Polity Press in 2014.