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Florida citrus grower fined $1,500 for killing millions of honeybees

Florida citrus grower fined $1,500 for killing millions of honeybees | BeeCoCoDi | Scoop.it
Two beekeepers say that their losses from the bee deaths are upwards of $390,000.
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Bees' looming extinction is bad for us all - Hernando Today

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Bees' looming extinction is bad for us all
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It seems likely that some combination of these threats is causing the colony collapse disorder (CCD), which is driving beekeepers out of businesses operated for generations.
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Scientists discover what's killing the bees and it's worse than you ...

Scientists discover what's killing the bees and it's worse than you ... | BeeCoCoDi | Scoop.it
As we've written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America's apis mellifera population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow.
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Taylor, Mahone appointed to CCD - Clare County Review

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Taylor, Mahone appointed to CCD
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The Clare Conservation District announces the appointment of Mindy Taylor as the new district administrator and Jocelyn Mahone as the newly appointed forester.
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Thousands of dead bees reported in York County after crews spray for mosquitoes - wtkr.com

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Thousands of dead bees reported in York County after crews spray for mosquitoes
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York County, Va. -Thousands of dead bees were reported around York County after crews sprayed for mosquitoes in the area.
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More Than Honey - FemaleFirst.co.uk

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Scientists have found a name for the phenomenon that matches its scale: "colony collapse disorder". They have good reason to be worried: 80% of plant species need bees to be pollinated.
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The Plight of the Honeybee - TIME

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The Plight of the Honeybee
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Bee hives are dying off or disappearing thanks to a still-unsolved malady called colony collapse disorder (CCD), so much so that commercial beekeepers are being pushed out of the business.
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More than Honey: new doc seeks answer for why the honey bees keep dying - Patheos (blog)

More than Honey: new doc seeks answer for why the honey bees keep dying - Patheos (blog) | BeeCoCoDi | Scoop.it
More than Honey: new doc seeks answer for why the honey bees keep dying Patheos (blog) In 2008 the CBS television show “60 Minutes” explored the phenomenon and in 2010 the documentary “Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us” firmly placed...
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