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2011-03-07 07:20:00

Scientists are seeking a way to identify and eliminate mass deaths of the honeybee, the primary pollinator for the world’s plants.

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2011-03-03 07:44:59

Beekeepers in Australia called on the government this week to accelerate efforts to eradicate the devastating Asian honeybee while it still has a chance.

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2010-05-26 06:20:00

US researchers claim to have identified a potential disease responsible for Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in honeybees, which is responsible for wiping out many beekeepers’ entire colonies over the past few years.

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2010-04-29 06:25:00

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said Wednesday that the dramatic die-off of honey bees around the world is not due to any one single factor.

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2010-01-20 15:35:00

Research suggests that the decline of honeybees seen in many parts of the world has been caused by the reduction of plant diversity.

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2009-12-10 08:55:00

Ground-breaking discoveries by Michigan State University researchers could help protect honeybees from deadly parasites that have devastated commercial colonies.

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2009-10-02 10:10:00

Scientists at Rothamsted Research and Warwick University have been awarded £1M (1.5M USD) by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) in partnership with Syngenta, to research the decline of honeybees.

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2009-09-21 06:30:00

In an attempt to counteract the disappearance of bees, Britons are beginning to keep their own bees in small urban gardens.

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2009-09-18 05:55:00

Attendees of this year’s Apimondia, the 41st world apiculture congress, in southern France are focusing on what is killing the world’s bees.

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2009-08-25 15:05:00

Researchers report this week that they have found a surprising but reliable marker of colony collapse disorder, a baffling malady that in 2007-2008 killed off more than a third of commercial honey bees in the U.S.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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