By Nikki Harper
Contributing Writer for Wake Up World
It has been more than twenty years since the first alarming reports of declining bee numbers began to surface, and thirteen years since the first incidents of colony collapse disorder were reported . Statistics show that honeybee populations in the United States, for example, have declined from around 6 million hives in 1947 to 2.4 million hives in 2008, a reduction of some 60% . →
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Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times In 2016, France’s National Assembly voted to totally ban the bee-killing pesticides known as neonicotinoids by September 2018. Now, the time has come to make good on that plan, the country announced on Saturday. While farmers are incensed by this move, beekeepers are even angrier. Earlier this summer, Parisian beekeepers staged a bee funeral to really…..Read more
via France First Country to Ban Bee-Killing Neonicotinoids in Europe — Waking Times
Enligt Per Kryger vid Århus Universitet bekräftar fynden vad biforskare tidigare misstänkt ligger bakom sk ”Colony Collapse Disorder”, massdöd av bin. Inlägget TV-Helse.se: Mysteriet med massdöd av bin är löst dök först upp på NewsVoice….
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