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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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2009-08-25 06:10:00

Damage to the honey bee’s internal protein-producing “factories” may provide researchers with a new clue to the sudden collapse of honey bee colonies across the nation.

2009-08-13 15:30:29

Honeybees in colonies affected by colony collapse disorder (CCD) have higher levels of pathogens and are co-infected with a greater number of pathogens than their non-CCD counterparts, but no individual pathogen can be singled out as the cause of CCD, according to a study by an international team of researchers.

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2009-05-21 06:19:46

Risks still surround the fate of the honeybee.


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