What Was Behind the Honeybee Wipeout?
AlterNet – San Francisco,CA,USA
The flurry of media attention given this winter’s bee losses, now labeled “colony collapse disorder,” has updated the world of bees for a …
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Colony Collapse Syndrome
Nobody knows what is causing it, but they know that bees leave the colony and don’t come back. Scientists have a strong suspect now, and Everett Griner tells us what this is and gives us some interesting information about this. …
Science Viral Metagenomics Webinar Oct 24, 2007
In case anyone is interested, Science will be hosting an online discussion on the metagenomics of Honey Bee colony collapse disorder next week (Oct 24 2007, 12 – 5pm EST). Speakers include Dr. W Ian Lipkin (Columbia University) and Dr. …
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To Bee Or Not To Bee Part Deux
By Mr. Naybob(Mr. Naybob)
In Aug 05, prior to the epidemic, we indentified what we believe to be the cause for what would later become known as CCD or Colony Collapse Disorder. “The DNA of bacteria and yeast taken from bees’ guts contained the same modified …
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Everyone has a theory why the honeybees started dying off. Try malnutrition. Channel: Science Tags: honey bees colony collapse disorder Propeller Eco News.
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Bumblebees Also Disappearing, Putting Crops in Peril
By Jennifer Phillips
… bumblebees pollinate different crops and at different times than honeybees. Most recently, scientists have found that a single virus is “strongly correlated” with colony collapse disorder, and is killing both bumblebees and honeybees.
The Blue Marble – http://www.motherjones.com/blue_marble_blog/
Bees as Canaries
By Liz Borkowski
You’ve probably heard about “colony collapse disorder,” the mysterious widespread die-off of bees that’s been worrying commercial beekeepers in recent years. Last month, researchers suggested that Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus was …
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