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A yellow and black bumble bee hangs upside down on a small flower attached to a thin green branch. On the left and right of the bee are orange balls of pollen, each nearly the size of the bee's head.

Rising Temps Put Foraging Bees at Risk of Overheating

The more pollen a bumble bee carries, the higher its body temperature rises, a new study confirms. As average temperatures rise amid climate change, bees and their pollination services in natural ecosystems could be threatened.