Nationwide Partnership Seeks to Halve Honeybee Losses

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania, May 19, 2011 (ENS) – A new nationwide network to monitor and maintain honeybee health is being created by the Bee Informed Partnership.

Their goal is to help honeybees to recover from assaults such as mites, fungii, pesticides, competition by alien species, the disappearance of flowering plants, air pollution and climate change that have caused bee colonies to collapse not only across the United States but around the world….

Written By: The Bee Informed Team

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The Bee Informed Team regularly announces the release of results at The Bee Informed Partnership is an extension project that endeavors to decrease the number of honey bee colonies that die over the winter. A listing of all project activity reports can be found at the 'Results' tab above. Results published in scientific journals are included as links. Who's on the team? See the Team Pages.