[permaculture] Mysterious honeybee deaths drive honey prices higher - Mar. 29, 2007

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Thu Mar 29 17:19:52 EDT 2007


The mysterious deaths of the honeybees
Honeybee colony collapse drives price of honey higher and threatens fruit and vegetable production.
By CNN's Amy Sahba
March 29 2007: 4:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Beekeepers throughout the United States have been losing between 50 and 90 percent of their 
honeybees over the past six months, perplexing scientists, driving honey prices higher and threatening fruit and 
vegetable production.

At a House Agricultural Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C. today, members of various organizations came together 
to share their concerns about what they have been calling the "Colony Collapse Disorder," or CCD.

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