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Bees and Beekeeping in Spartanburg

Honey bees play an important role in Spartanburg County’s environment and South Carolina’s economy. Honey bees add millions of dollars statewide to the value of fruit, vegetable, and seed crops.

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What Is Green Power?

The U.S. electricity supply is made up of a wide variety of energy resources. However, not all resources have the same environmental benefits and costs.

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Panelists Delve Into the Barbie Revolution

USC Upstate’s Center for Women’s and Gender Studies recently continued its 25th anniversary celebration with “Barbie Revolution,” a panel discussion held in the Health Education Center boardroom.