Wednesday, 4 June 2008

More on Bees

“If the bee disappears off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left.”

close on two million colonies of honeybees across the US have been wiped out. The strange phenomenon, dubbed colony collapse disorder (CCD), is also thought to have claimed the lives of billions of honeybees around the world. In Taiwan, 10 million honeybees were reported to have disappeared in just two weeks, and throughout Europe honeybees are in peril.

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