News Stories relating to "colony collapse disorder"
Monday, May 13, 2013
A third of all honeybee colonies in the United States died last winter. This is a catastrophic rate of decline which, if it continues, will threaten the national food supply beginning within a few years. The rate of decline is roughly twice what the bee population can sustain. Last March, the California almond crop was threatened by a lack of...
Monday, May 7, 2012
New studies show that a widely used insecticide can threaten the health of bumblebee colonies and interfere with the homing abilities of honeybees.
Science Daily quotes bee researcher Dave Goulson as saying, "Some bumblebee species have declined hugely. For example, in North America, several bumblebee species which used to be...