Researchers find that fungicides and miticides meant to protect bees from parasites might actually impair their immune systems’ ability to ward off the diseases on their own.
Researchers continue work on breeding bees for hygienic disease resistance, to protect bees from Varroa mites and other contributors to colony collapse disorder.
Virginia backyard gardener and Honey bee enthusiast Sue Mariner launches a petition to ban Bayer’s neonicontinoid pesticides.
Courtesy Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary explores the possible causes of colony collapse disorder worldwide. It’s no secret that the world’s Honey bees are in a dire situation. A sudden, mysterious decline in the bee population, known as colony collapse disorder, has thrust these buzzing beauties into the media spotlight. […]