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Justin Fox

The Bees Are Better, But They're Not All Right

Total population collapse? No. Weaker insects? Yes. Problematic pesticides? Probably.
Not so tough anymore.

Not so tough anymore.

Photographer: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Remember when all the bees were dying? When we were headed for, as Time magazine put it in a cover story in 2013, "A World Without Bees"?

I do remember that, so I was pleasantly surprised to see this headline earlier this month: "Bees Are Bouncing Back From Colony Collapse Disorder."