Thursday, June 7, 2012

June 7, 2012: The Buzz on an Otherwise Quiet Environmental Crisis: Colony Collapse Disorder and the Food We Eat

When half of all bees began mysteriously dying in the US and parts of Europe and Asia six years ago, beekeepers and food growers took note. What’s happened since then? Are honeybees in recovery? And what about those watermelons, apples and cherries we couldn’t live without? Martha Baskin has our report.

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1 comment:

Earth Defender said...

An important and insightful story that more people need to learn about. If misuse of untested pesticides lead to widespread collapse of bee colonies, much of our nation's food supply will be at risk. Great research and writing on this story Martha!