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Vanishing Honey Bees Could Have Disasterous Consequences

What is devastating the world’s honeybees?In what appears to be a honeybee mystery of Armageddon proportions that has baffled scientists and beekeepers, more than one-third of the nation’s bee population is mysteriously disappearing – and researchers warn the unexplained phenomenon threatens one-third of the American diet. Entire colonies of honeybees are abandoning hives and food […]

Honey Bee Decline Linked To Falling Biodiversity

The decline of honeybees seen in many countries may be caused by reduced plant diversity, research suggests. Bees fed pollen from a range of plants showed signs of having a healthier immune system than those eating pollen from a single type, scientists found. Writing in the journal Biology Letters, the French team says that bees […]