Bees suddenly dying off in huge numbers
Posted 28 August 2007 - 11:42 AM
"Other pathogens, such as fungi, may have combined forces with the virus, he adds."
Posted 29 August 2007 - 09:40 AM
damn, no good news there.
QUOTE:]about a sentence from Albert Einstein, which the great physicist apparently tossed off about 40 years after his death to the public-relations department of a French beekeeping group: "If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man will have no more than four years to live."]
QUOTE:(In 1960 there were about five million hives, more than twice as many as there are today.]
Posted 06 September 2007 - 02:21 PM
Scientists find clue in mystery of the vanishing bees - CNN.com
"Scientists find clue in mystery of the vanishing bees"
Colony collapse disorder has killed millions of bees
Scientists suspect a virus may combine with other factors to collapse colonies
Disorder first cropped up in 2004, as bees were imported from Australia