1. What are some of the theories behind why 1 out of 3 beehives are dying?
2. What are some steps humans can take to help prevent bee loss?
3. Who do you think should be responsible for saving the honey bees?
Great links for videos about bee loss:
NBC News on Pesticide Impact
Colony Collapse Disorder = Bee Stress
California Almond Pollination
Did you know that one out of every 3 bites of food you take requires pollination? Honey bees are a type of insect that pollinate.
Here is a quick intro to the honey bee:
Honey Bees in America
Here is a slideshow of our family taking care of our honey bees, from hiving the package, to checking the frames:
What would your supermarket look like if the bees died off? Article here. Photo courtesy Whole Foods Market.