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Decline of the bee investigated

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Britain's bees are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. Various government bodies and research institutions have agreed to provide £8m to look into why populations are falling. Sarah Mukherjee talks to Tim Lovett, president of the British Beekeepers Association. Environment Secretary Hilary Benn discusses why the government announced that £2m would be spent on looking at the problem earlier in the year.

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