A reason millions of bees are dying

washingtonpost.com

It was one of those mysteries no one cracked for years but gripped many: What’s killing all the bees?

In Brevard County, Fla., nearly 12 million bees expired in 2011 in a great dying of almost biblical proportions. Then came news last year that 37 million bees — 37 million — had died that month at a Canadian beekeeping operation. That same month, Oregonians arrived at a Target to find 25,000 bumblebee corpses in the parking lot.

A reason millions of bees are dying