By Dr. Mercola Bee colonies around the globe are mysteriously disappearing, a phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). Since 2006, it’s estimated that close to one-third of all honey bee colonies have simply vanished into thin air.
What Biotech Company Blamed for Bee Collapse Just Bought Leading Bee Research Firm?
The most talked about study, from a Harvard team, found that the colonies fed neonicotinoid-laced corn syrup collapsed in a manner that appeared to mimic the effects of Colony Collapse Disorder, or CCD—the mysterious phenomenon in which …
The honeybees are still dying
While the honey bee is an essential part of the food grid — pollinating countless crops which humans and animals need for nutrition — it is under attack from an …
Research continues in cause of Colony Collapse
These deaths come in the midst of a global investigation of another mysterious bee malady called colony collapse disorder, in which bees suddenly abandon their hives and die. Though neonicotinoid pesticides are being investigated as a cause for colony …
Four days in April deadly for bees
The mysterious colony collapse disorder that pushed the world’s honeybee industry to crisis also pulled dozens of Missoulians to Fort Missoula on Friday. There, they took delivery of more than 200 packages of Carniolan bees – roughly 1.5 million …
Western Montana beekeepers take delivery of insects with interest buzzing
It’s being called “Colony Collapse Disorder” and Dennard says mites aren’t the only things jeopardizing honey bees. Weather and fertilizer are also to blame. “There are certain chemicals they use to coat the seed. You don’t want a pesticide that …
Where Are All The Honey Bees?
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
Since bees are crucial pollinators for agriculture, their unexpected absence, now known as colony collapse disorder, is felt everywhere, from apple orchards to buckwheat farms. As scientists and beekeepers work to find the cause of colony collapse, …
Genetic diversity influences population health in honeybees
Beginning in 2007, Beeologics has researched two critical bee issues: colony collapse disorder and Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus. In late September of last year, …
Research Firm identifies Monsanto as cause for Colony Collapse Disorder So…Monsanto Buys It
Commercial and hobbyist beekeepers all over the nation have been experiencing this phenomenon, which has been dubbed “colony collapse disorder” since it was first reported in late 2006. The rise in seemingly random colony disappearances remains a …
Drought latest in series of beekeeping struggles
Huffington Post (blog)
Beeologics has developed a product called Remembee, an anti-viral agent which its boosters claim will help stem the tide of Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious plague which has led to the disappearance of the bees in up to a third of the commercial …
The Fox (Monsanto) Buys the Chicken Coop (Beeologics)
Colony Collapse Disorder, the disappearance of honey bees in large numbers, began to be reported in fall-winter 2006-2007 and extended all over the United States, Canada, England and other European countries.
Commercial honey bee colonies and wild pollinators are in serious decline worldwide. Entomologist Christian Krupke, Ph.D., at Purdue University knows that neurotoxins such as the nicotine-based insecticide clothianidin can kill honey bees after the smallest exposures.
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Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder, Explained
Southwest Farm Press
Several researchers nationally and globally are taking specific pieces of the the puzzle that somehow are linked to the mysterious disease in honey bees …
Piecing together colony collapse disorder clues