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"Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) or sometimes honey bee depopulation syndrome (HBDS)[1] is a phenomenon in which worker bees from a beehive or European honey bee colony abruptly disappear."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colony_collapse_disorder

Mystery Bee Disappearances Sweeping U.S.

[chart]news.nationalgeographic.com/news/bigphotos/images/070223-bees_big.jpg[/chart]
Photograph by Scott Bauer/USDA ARS

A European honeybee endures a shiny black varroa mite on its back. In the U.S. the mites have destroyed more than half of some beekeepers' hives.
Now a mystery disorder is causing bees to vanish, leaving their hives to collapse. The epidemic could put a strain on fruit growers and other farmers who rely on the insects to pollinate their crops.
 
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#66  Sticky Note Bees: pictures, information, classification and more sumisu 06/03/12 06:36:31 AM
#5  Sticky Note Mystery Bee Disappearances Sweeping U.S. sumisu 03/31/10 08:28:53 AM
#4  Sticky Note What's Wrong With The Bees? sumisu 03/31/10 07:56:08 AM
#1  Sticky Note Silence of the Bees sumisu 03/30/10 02:09:53 PM
#184   Bees get death-by-pesticide funeral in Paris basserdan 06/09/18 01:52:52 PM
#183   Why are so many Florida honeybees dying? basserdan 06/06/18 11:27:13 AM
#182   UN, EU call for global action to protect bees basserdan 05/20/18 02:02:53 PM
#181   Way to go, EU! sumisu 04/29/18 10:26:08 PM
#180   EU agrees total ban on bee-harming pesticides basserdan 04/29/18 09:29:42 PM
#179   Pesticides put bees at risk, European watchdog confirms basserdan 02/28/18 04:42:53 PM
#178   US beekeepers lost 33 percent of bees in 2016-17 sumisu 07/11/17 10:27:18 PM
#177   Thanks for posting this article with the quote sumisu 07/11/17 10:23:47 PM
#176   Study Funded by Pesticide Company Shows That Its basserdan 07/07/17 03:33:15 PM
#175   I was reading a post on Facebook today. sumisu 07/04/17 04:43:53 PM
#174   Do your part and save the bees with basserdan 05/11/17 01:23:53 PM
#173   100% of honeybee colony food found to be basserdan 05/02/17 10:38:59 PM
#172   The important reason Honey Nut Cheerios removed its basserdan 03/15/17 04:09:15 PM
#171   Bee optimistic: this drone can still pollinate plants basserdan 03/05/17 05:13:01 PM
#170   Four ways to save our food system if sumisu 01/24/17 11:22:01 AM
#169   It's Official: First Bumble Bee Species Listed as basserdan 01/17/17 10:51:42 PM
#168   'It's Outrageous': EPA Acknowledges Proven Dangers of Bee-Killing basserdan 01/15/17 04:36:55 PM
#167   7 Bees Facing Extinction Added to Endangered Species sumisu 10/06/16 06:43:10 PM
#166   Great article, Dan! I ran out of time sumisu 09/19/16 08:01:21 AM
#165   Buzzy accommodations: luxury hotels give bees a boost basserdan 09/08/16 08:55:41 PM
#164   Thanks, Dan. I was just about to sumisu 09/02/16 12:17:12 PM
#163   ‘Like it’s been nuked': Millions of bees dead basserdan 09/02/16 09:56:28 AM
#162   ‘Like it’s been nuked’: Millions of bees dead Justified 09/01/16 11:55:40 AM
#161   An 18-year study of bees finally sheds light basserdan 08/18/16 01:41:27 PM
#160   Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s basserdan 08/09/16 03:03:52 PM
#159   Comment: Study co-author Peter Neumann said in a sumisu 08/02/16 07:31:37 AM
#158   Our Chemicals Are Killing Honey Bees’ Sex Lives basserdan 07/29/16 11:20:21 AM
#157   EU Nations Fight to Ban Glyphosate, Monsanto Threatened basserdan 07/03/16 02:29:55 PM
#156   Mysterious 'zombie bee' scourge reaches southern US basserdan 06/23/16 10:25:04 PM
#155   Glyphosate opposition as Germany, Italy and France refuse basserdan 06/17/16 03:36:37 PM
#154   To save the bees, mind the household bug sumisu 06/05/16 07:41:58 PM
#153   Brilliant new beehive harnesses solar energy to exterminate basserdan 05/15/16 08:31:14 PM
#152   28% of US bees wiped out this winter, sumisu 05/11/16 10:27:32 PM
#151   Maryland’s honeybees are being massacred, and the weapon sumisu 03/24/16 06:01:21 PM
#150   The FDA Will Finally Test Food for Traces sumisu 03/19/16 10:21:59 PM
#149   U.N. Warns the Declining Bee Population Is Going basserdan 03/18/16 05:57:50 PM
#148   European Scientists Discover Bee Resurgence After Banning These basserdan 03/09/16 09:52:19 AM
#147   These two quotes bother me a lot since sumisu 03/01/16 04:53:02 PM
#146   A mass extinction of bees and butterflies could basserdan 02/28/16 06:20:01 PM
#145   Honeybees Face Global Threat: If They Die, So sumisu 10/08/15 09:08:47 PM
#144   Earth is losing its bumblebees Pro-Life 07/15/15 04:13:35 PM
#143   Suicide By Pesticide basserdan 06/25/15 12:21:47 PM
#142   The Blight of the Honey Bee basserdan 06/20/15 03:23:36 PM
#141   Why Morgan Freeman Decided To Become A Beekeeper sumisu 06/11/15 12:48:48 PM
#140   Suicide By Pesticide sumisu 05/23/15 06:12:04 AM
#139   To fight bee decline, Obama proposes more land basserdan 05/19/15 04:39:09 PM
#138   Quest for a Superbee basserdan 05/16/15 07:37:48 PM
#137   Survey: More than 40 percent of bee hives basserdan 05/15/15 11:26:31 AM
#136   Buzz Over Bee Health: New Pesticide Studies Rev basserdan 04/23/15 03:41:35 PM
#135   Pesticides Linked to Honeybee Deaths Pose More Risks, basserdan 04/12/15 07:49:52 PM
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