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Highly Contagious Honey Bee Virus Transmitted by Mites

Science Daily Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a parasitic mite has caused the deformed wing virus to proliferate in honey bee colonies. This association is now thought to contribute to the world-wide spread and probable death of … Continue reading

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Colony Collapse Disorder = Bee Stress

Jacqueline Freeman is the author of an upcoming book “Bees, the OTHER Way”. She points out the different strategies that conventional bee keepers might try to save their hives from colony collapse disorder. 12 things to prevent colony collapse disorder: … Continue reading

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Is the Cellphone Killing the Honeybee?

Jeff Bertolucci PC World Pity the poor honeybee. Since 2003, bee colonies around the globe have declining at an alarming rate. And since bees play a vital role in agricultural production, that’s bad news for us humans. Scientists suspect many … Continue reading

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