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#201 camMyco

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Posted 28 August 2007 - 11:42 AM

More on CCD from CNN Fortune: Flight of the honeybees - September 3, 2007

"Other pathogens, such as fungi, may have combined forces with the virus, he adds."

#202 Hippie3

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 08:23 AM

damn, no good news there.
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#203 moondust

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Posted 29 August 2007 - 09:40 AM

damn, no good news there.
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specially:

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."]

and:

QUOTE:(In 1960 there were about five million hives, more than twice as many as there are today.]

#204 camMyco

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Posted 06 September 2007 - 02:21 PM

here is the latest from CNN on a virus that may be linked to CCD.

Scientists find clue in mystery of the vanishing bees - CNN.com

"Scientists find clue in mystery of the vanishing bees"

Story Highlights:
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




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