Mass deaths in bee colonies may mean disaster for farmers--and your favorite foods. This week's issue of TIME looks at the plight of the honeybee. Find it on newsstands Friday. Photograph by Hannah Whitaker for TIME.
A dandelion-dotted lawn may be good for you. Dandelions are one of the first links in that magical chain of events bringing dinner to our tables. The flower is one of the first spring foods for bees, and if they survive the winter, they look to dandelions