Bumblebee territory shrinking under climate change

As temperatures rise, the pollinators are losing ground but failing to retreat northward

CLIMATE CASUALTIES  Rising temperatures are compressing the habitat ranges of bumblebees, such as this rusty-patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis), which has suffered heavy range losses in the United States in recent decades. 

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