Zombie bees....a reason for coloney collaspe!

Discussion in 'Environment' started by syrenn, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. syrenn
    Offline

    syrenn BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Messages:
    47,839
    Thanks Received:
    10,387
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +10,404
    Zombie bees!!!

    At last a reason for bee colony collapse disorder may have been found.








    “Zombie” Fly Parasite Killing Honeybees | Observations, Scientific American Blog Network
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  2. percysunshine
    Offline

    percysunshine Gold Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2011
    Messages:
    16,742
    Thanks Received:
    2,263
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    Sty
    Ratings:
    +5,892
  3. KissMy
    Offline

    KissMy Free Breast Exam

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2009
    Messages:
    12,064
    Thanks Received:
    2,144
    Trophy Points:
    255
    Location:
    In your head
    Ratings:
    +2,923
    It is the same for zombie banks. They cause countries to collapse.
     
  4. syrenn
    Offline

    syrenn BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Messages:
    47,839
    Thanks Received:
    10,387
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +10,404

    Some of them were live bees. That's the point. If this IS the problem with colony collapse...its a huge find. And hopefully the first step in finding a cure.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  5. syrenn
    Offline

    syrenn BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Messages:
    47,839
    Thanks Received:
    10,387
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +10,404
  6. Wiseacre
    Offline

    Wiseacre Retired USAF Chief Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2011
    Messages:
    6,025
    Thanks Received:
    1,192
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    Ratings:
    +1,194

    I think he was making a political jest. Hardee-har-har.
     
  7. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    46,488
    Thanks Received:
    5,416
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +10,328
    Read the article. Hope they can find a way to control this pest. Major problem for our agriculture if they cannot.

    Thank you for the article.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. syrenn
    Offline

    syrenn BANNED

    Joined:
    May 10, 2010
    Messages:
    47,839
    Thanks Received:
    10,387
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +10,404


    I am hoping they can find a way of killing the fly's without killing the bees too. The decline in bee population is a serious issue.
     
  9. Mr. H.
    Offline

    Mr. H. Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    44,117
    Thanks Received:
    9,265
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    A warm place with no memory.
    Ratings:
    +15,395
    In many ways, we're smarter than insects.
    I'm sure we'll figger it out.
     
  10. Baruch Menachem
    Offline

    Baruch Menachem '

    Joined:
    Sep 12, 2008
    Messages:
    14,204
    Thanks Received:
    3,235
    Trophy Points:
    185
    Ratings:
    +3,305
    Might explain Rdean and Truthmatters.
     

Share This Page