Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Who killed the honeybees?

There's a fascinating discussion of the progressive collapse of honeybee populations across the country. A sample:
we are facing a series of problems like this, problems that are environmental in nature, and this has been a real eye-opener for me as to how poorly prepared this country and countries around the world are in taking note of how climate change or global change will impact our ecosystems. Humanity is affecting our ecosystems, and it's very complex to determine whether this is due to environmental change or some disease. You can see now that it is very difficult to pull these things apart.
You can read it all on Salon. (Registration may be required)

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