Tag: Colony Collapse Disorder

Bee GPS – Tracking CCD

Bee GPS Tracking CCD   With tons of this media coming up on Colony Collapse Disorder we feel it is fairly important to note that one of the primary factors involved in diagnosing this disorder is the dramatic disappearance of the bees. One...

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CTBR – Latest Developments

Latest Developments The honey bee, (Apis mellifera) is in danger! Under constant assault from pesticides on their food source. Starving from a lack of diversity in their local foraging. Being squished, swatted or sprayed. No wonder they are...

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More Than Honey!

More Than Honey!    Central Texas Bee Rescue has been invited to a special screening of the sweet new  documentary More Than Honey. This is exciting event for our organization as it will give us an opportunity to socialize with  some great...

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How Dominant is the Queen Bee?

­­­How Dominant is the Queen Bee? By Sarah Pleuthner At the center of a honeybee colony lies the heart and soul of the organization: the queen bee. The queen, the mother to all who live in the hive, is vital to the existence of the entire colony...

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Breeding a Better Bee?

By Idolina Maldonado Megan Garber, of The Atlantic has recently published an article discussing the possibility of combating colony collapse disorder by genetically diversifying bees. There are currently 28 different types of honey bees across...

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Battle for Survival!

By Duane Pool The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in conjunction with other regulatory agencies have released recommendations on May 2nd, 2013 detailing the effects of parasites, disease...

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Research Schmee-search!

By Duane Pool In light of recent Federal Department of Agriculture (F.D.A.) reports regarding Colony Collapse Disorder, the need for independent research has become even more crucial in the fight to save the honey bee. Corporate research has...

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Honey Bees Going Extinct?

Photo Credit: http://ow.ly/lTvB0 By Duane Pool The in-depth 2009 documentary, Vanishing of the Bees directed by George Langworthy and Maryam Henein, brilliantly illustrates the disappearance of honey bees around the world and explains some of the...

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Austin Chronicle Rocks!

Hey, Bee Lovers! Check out our most recent press coverage in The Austin Chronicle. Read what BEE-CZAR Beekeeper, Walter Schumacher, has to say about the urgent need to preserve these bees and bring their honey to your store shelves! View LIVE...

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