Thursday, February 15, 2007

Remember the disappearing bees? It might be getting worse:

Bee Emergency Stranger Than We Thought

We're in the middle of a bee emergency. Albert Einstein said, "If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years left to live." A mysterious ailment called Colony Collapse Disorder is causing agricultural honeybees nationwide to abandon their hives and disappear. It's a kind of mass suicide in the bee world.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

the cause is the southeast asian "varro mite" which attaches to a bee and sucks the fluids out of the bees body.

they have become resistant to chemicals which used to control them