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Indian Harbour Beach, FL
(Zone 10a)

April 20, 2007
9:07 AM

Post #3411105

Check out the thread in Garden Talk --a lot of people are worrried.
Salt Lake City, UT
(Zone 6a)

April 20, 2007
2:23 PM

Post #3412081

Worried, I am STUNNED, DISHEARTENED & DISILLUSIONED, especially when I read your post the other day when you reported them MIA I felt a shiver go through me. I am not the "shiver" sort
Albuquerque, NM
(Zone 7a)

April 20, 2007
7:31 PM

Post #3412938

Einstein said that if the bees disappeared, mankind would die off in four years due to the lack of pollination of the crops. To me, this disappearance/die-off is *way* more serious than global warming, as serious as that is.

Aptos, CA

April 25, 2007
5:36 PM

Post #3430247

Tell everyone you STOP using and buying toxic anything...grow and eat organically...the only was we can change the mindset of mass producers who use chemicals and toxins in order to obtain bigger better faster crops, is though the pocketbook...Sorry if I sound radical, but my fellow humans have been much to complacent. Buy fresh and local if you can..spend a few extra pennies for organically grown products...try making food from can be done...I don't know why the bees are disapperaing, there are so many theories being tossed around...and most make sense to me...but WE must change THAT which we WISH to CHANGE...don't count on someone else to do it!! Begin with the "man in the mirror"...I am setting up bees, they come May 7th or so...I am trying my best to help this place we live, one garden at a time...peace...
Washburn, MO

April 29, 2007
5:08 AM

Post #3442742

Is there any evidence that hived bees who are raised organically in rural areas and that are free from GMO’s, pesticides, Radio Towers, etc, are doing well? A question worth noting. My hives at 7,000 feet in New Mexico did very well last year. This year they are in Kansas and I lost 75% of them.

Aptos, CA

April 29, 2007
10:21 PM

Post #3445820

Oh man, I dunno..who knows, it is a puzzlement...
San Francisco Bay Ar, CA
(Zone 9b)

May 4, 2007
3:14 AM

Post #3461379

Yes Rhett, there is evidence. The organic growers are not having the problems with Colony Collapse Disorder.
Fowlerville, MI
(Zone 5b)

May 5, 2007
3:57 AM

Post #3464713

Here is a news article about Colony Collapse Disorder
dated May 3, 2007.,2933,269701,00.html

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