Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 – Jennifer Holland

A queen bee.

Colony Collapse Disorder explained.  National Geographic News Magazine writer, Jennifer S. Holland, joins Maria for the discussion.  Up to 90% of bees are dying and the mysterious killer remains unknown. 

For the last several years scientists have fretted over the future of bees, and although research has shed much light on the crisis, those in the bee business – from hive keepers to commercial farmers – say the insects remain in deep trouble as their colonies continue to struggle.

This problem affects more than $15 BILLION of U.S. crop production.  

Read Jennifer’s article in Nat Geo here!

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