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Where are the Bee's Knees?

And all the rest of them for that matter? It seems that bees have been simply disappearing all over the country, but nobody knows why. Disease, mites and simple fatigue are suspected, but no definitive cause has been found. Losses for beekeepers have been around 30%-60% of their hives --but some have had losses as high as 70%! Yikes! If this trend continues, all our dinner tables could be in trouble, as it's estimated that 1 in 3 bites of our food is thanks to the Bees. Thanks bees! But, please hang in there, as us gardeners will need you!!!

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February 27, 2007 in Science | Permalink