Like many of our readers, we’ve been closely following news reports of dying honeybees, the phenomenon known as colony collapse disorder (CCD). We’ll continue to update this page as scientists learn more about what’s happening to honeybee populations and what we can do it. You can also post comments or links to relevant news by using the comments feature below.
It’s Time to Ban Dangerous Neonicotinoid Pesticides August/September 2012
Colony Collapse May Be Associated With Viral, Fungal Infection October 8, 2010
Keeping Bees Using the Top-bar Beekeeping Method October/November 2009
Are Potent Pesticides Killing Honeybees? October/November 2009
The Buzz on Vanishing Bees October/November 2008
Dance for Honey Bees September 8, 2008
"What a Scientist Didn't Tell the New York Times About His Study On Bee Deaths,"CNN Money, October 8, 2010
Questions and Answers on Colony Collapse Disorder, USDA Agricultural Research Service
"Scientists and Soldiers Solve a Bee Mystery," New York Times, October 6, 2010
"Saving Bees, What We Know Now", New York Times, September 3, 2009
"Silence of the Bees: Impact of CCD on US Agriculture," PBS, July 20, 2009
"Killing Parasite's Genome Unveiled," Grit, June 12, 2009
"Cure for Honeybee Colony Collapse?" Science Daily, April 14, 2009
"Solving the Mystery of the Vanishing Bees," Scientific American, April 2009
“'No proof' of bee killer theory,” BBC World Service, March 5, 2009
“Mysterious Honeybee Disappearance Linked to Rare Virus,” Scientific American, September 7, 2007
“New Virus May be Killing Bees,” Reuters, September 6, 2007
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