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honeybee

COME HERE YOU  Blueberry flowers don’t make it easy for bees to reach the plants’ pollen.

Asian tiger mosquito

WATCH OUT The Asian tiger mosquito (shown) is an unloved invader in much of the world, but now a bad-dad version is about to be commercially launched as a living tool to control populations of the pests.

Jakobshavn Glacier in western Greenland

RETREATING ICE  Jakobshavn Glacier in western Greenland (its front edge, where ice is calving into the ocean, shown here in 2012) is one of the world’s fastest-shrinking glaciers. A new U.S. report increases projections of average global sea level rise due to accelerating ice sheet melting if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated.

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