Dr. Doug Yanega stops by to tell us why he thinks Colony Collapse Disorder is nothing new.
When you apply epidemiology methods to CCD, you might be surprised at the answers you get.
“Bees gone” is not sufficient for a diagnosis of Death by CCD, if you are a CSI Apiarist.
I don’t know about my entomological colleagues, but I am getting rather snippy over stories about the latest thing that’s killing bees. Some of this I think is related to the false sense of urgency […]
Somehow I missed this–Dennis was at TED last year! He discusses honey bees, native bees, and some of the evidence for CCD and native bee declines. I love his slogan of “Make Meadows, Not Lawns.” […]
I’ve been getting a lot of emails lately about this news story: “Cure For Honey Bee Colony Collapse? ScienceDaily (Apr. 14, 2009) — For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) […]
A new press release from the Penn State CCD Working Group came out today, in advance of the ACS meetings: “The researchers present their analysis of pollen, brood, adult bees and wax samples today (Aug […]
I got a tip that Colony Collapse Disorder is a part of the plot of M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, The Happening. Unfortunately, it seems to be another not-so-good film from Mr. Shyamalan, and has […]
I know people are interested in the continuing honeybee saga. From a recent press release by Penn State: “A recent survey by the Apiary Inspectors of America found that losses nationwide topped 36 percent of […]