Friday, May 18, 2007

Honey Bee Population Problems

In case you are new to this stuff there is a serious problem with the current honey bee population around the world. There has been a drastic reduction in bees and some bees fly away never to return to their hives. This has occurred in the past however there will be a significant impact to crop production if this lasts for long. You are intelligent and can obviously search the web so read a few links below to get you started and decide for yourself.

Colony Collapse Disorder - Acres U.S.A. Magazine
Honeybee Disappearance Puzzles Scientists - PBS Online Newshour
Pollinators help one-third of world's crop production -
Colony Collapse Disorder - Wikipedia
If the bee disappears from the surface of the earth, man would have no more than four years to live.
attributed to Albert Einstein although whether him or not well put
In 1923 Rudolf Steiner (arguably the greatest scientist and innovator of the 20th vote is for Telsa) stated that unless we change our mechanistic way of beekeeping, the honeybee might not survive the century, see his book Beesto learn more. Another book to consider is Toward Saving The Honeybeeby the author the article linked above in the current Acres U.S.A. magazine.

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