Mysterious ailment wiping out bees

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by MrApathy, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. MrApathy

    MrApathy Active Member

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    starting to make some news.
    many may not realize the impact insect and micro organisms have on are daily lives.

    1 in every 3 bites of food Americans eat pollinated by Bee or other insects.

    15 Billion dollars worth of food.

    http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/02/12/bees.reut/index.html

    sounds like it could be several things
    mites,not enough nectar in pollen,pesticides,too much UV light blinding them and genetically minipulated plants. 80% loss in 22 states