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Government pledges 10m for bees

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Bee numbers have declined by up to 15% in the last two years and it may have serious implications if there are fewer bees to pollinate crops.

The government is announcing £10 million for research into what is threatening bees and other pollinators.

Jeremy Cooke reports.

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