Sunday, March 11, 2007

Vanishing bees threaten US crops

BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Vanishing bees threaten US crops:

"In a matter of weeks, he lost just over 2,000 of his 3,000 hives. The yard of his small honey farm near Tampa Bay, is littered with empty boxes, which normally would be full of worker bees, doing what they do best.

As we speak, his mobile phone chirps constantly, with yet more beekeepers across the US, reporting losses of up to 95%."

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