posted on Mar, 11 2010 @ 12:04 AM
March 10, 2010 - 90% Die-Off of Commercial Honey Bees
on Vancouver Island, B. C., Canada.
“The amount of bees that have been lost is just phenomenal.
It's the biggest catastrophe to kill bees on the Island ever.”
- Sol Nowitz, Jingle Pot Apiary, Nanaimo, B.C.
Beekeeper Sol Nowitz checks one of his remaining
20 out of 275 honey bee colonies at Jingle Pot Apiary.
Beekeepers all over Vancouver Island are experiencing up to 90%
die-offs of their honey bees, a huge loss that now threatens crop
pollination. Image © 2010 by Toby Gorman, The News Bulletin.
Some theories are that the 2009 summer heat wave reduced the amount of nectar food available to bees and varoa mite attacks weakened the bees' immune
systems. But the truth is that scientists still have no definite answer for the death and disappearance syndrome of honey bees called Colony Collapse
Syndrome. CCD was first reported in Pennsylvania in the fall of 2006, and spread around the Northern Hemisphere. Recently the most devastated bee
populations on Vancouver Island have been Nanaimo and the mid-Island, while American beekeepers since January have seen at least 30% of their healthy
honey bees trucked to California for almond pollination die mysteriously, many in only two or three weeks. See 022610 Earthfiles.
Rember Albert Einstein prophecy
[edit on 11-3-2010 by ddarkangle2bad]