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CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE CLOSURE: UPDATES, RESOURCES, AND CONTEXT

Environmentalists say the Endangered Species Act is failing this bee

The rusty patched bumble bee is endangered and losing some of its last habitat, an Illinois prairie. A multi-million dollar airport expansion is stalled because of a last-minute sighting of the bees.

Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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