Colony Collapse Disorder News

The initial research (and it is very initial) is out, and points to Israeli acute paralysis virus as a possible culprit in the mass honeybee die-offs reported by commercial beekeeping operations earlier this year. Researchers are not claiming to have "solved the mystery," but they do seem have isolated a "prime suspect."

However, the researchers caution, the prime suspect almost certainly has one or more accomplices. These may or may not include poor nutrition; pesticides; moving honeybee colonies hither, thither and yon; and other forms of perfectly legal honeybee abuse.

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