Bee Die-Off. 40% Fewer Colonies In U.S. Than Last Year – May, 19, 2015

Shockingly, the worst die-off occurred in the summer, which is typically a good time of year for bees. Most die-offs take place in the winter months, which tend to be more stressful for bees. “What we’re seeing with this bee problem is just a loud signal that there’s some bad things happening with our agro-ecosystems,” co-author Keith Delaplane said. “We just happen to notice it with the honeybee because they are so easy to count.”

Reports of grave disaster swell,
As bees buzz, “I don’t feel so well.”

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