News Stories relating to "colony collapse disorder"
Monday, June 17, 2013
On May 13 Unknowncountry.com reported that bee colonies in the United States have been devastated, and now similar devastation is being reported
from the United Kingdom. If colonies continue to collapse at this rate, many primary food sources are going to become scarce due to...
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...