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Gonzalez 1<p>Justus Gonzalez<p>Mrs. Baugh<p>Period 2<p>17 December 2016<p>Bibliography<p>Source 1<p>Briggs, Helen. "Spread of Bee Disease 'largely Manmade'" BBC News. …

Spread of bee disease 'largely manmade'

<b>The global trade in bees is driving a pandemic that threatens hives and wild bees, UK scientists say.</b><p>A deadly bee disease has spread worldwide through imports of infected honeybees, according to genetic evidence.<p>Stricter controls are needed to protect bees from other emerging diseases, researchers …

New Harvard Study Proves Why The Bees Are All Disappearing

I'm in!<p>The human race is really starting to feel the consequences of their actions. One area we are waking up to is the massive amount of pesticides …

National Farming Union’s application for banned pesticide use on oil seed rape crops is rejected as government rules against neonicotinoids for the first time<p>Ministers have rejected an “emergency” application from the National Farmers Union (NFU) to use banned pesticides on a third of all oilseed …

Oilseed

More than half of beekeepers suffered unsustainable losses, with deadly mite infestations and harmful land management practices piling on pressure<p>More than a quarter of American honeybee colonies were wiped out over the winter, with deadly infestations of mites and harmful land management practices …

Insects

Something disturbing is happening to honey bee colonies and scientists can't explain why

Honey bees are nearly as essential to our food system as crops themselves.<p>Depending on how the research is conducted, pollinators are needed to produce approximately one-third of the food we eat (more, according to some estimates). Bees also contribute about $17 billion to the US agricultural …