Despite scare reports, honey bee populations not declining

. . . .Ask people on the street if they’re aware of this great bee die-off, and if they’re regular users of the internet, odds are they’ll say yes. . . .

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. . . [But] honeybee populations are not in decline. . .  In fact, many experts believe that honeybees are not in any imminent danger of extinction.

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The reasons for this . . . both the U.S. and several European countries have passed regulations that restricts the use of pesticides and fungicides that are suspected to have played a role in CCD to begin with.

The second reason there’s no longer an immediate threat of extinction is that. . . . bees can recover their population numbers reasonably quickly. . . queen honeybees regularly lay 1,500 eggs per day, . . .

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Read full, original post: The Bees Are All Right

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