honey-bee-eye.jpgFor the first time, scientists have identified the parasite that causes honey bee colonies to collapse in professional apiaries. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success using an antibiotic drug, which led to recovery of all infected colonies.

 (Read  more in Science Daily)

Thanks to Pam Guthrie for submitting the fabulous news 


  1. The use of artificial antibiotics could pose a problem for organic apiarists. Under the current circumstances though, it may be reasonable to grant an exception for this (on the other hand though, I heard that the organic apiaries aren’t have as much trouble.

  2. What a wonderful piece of news! This has been one of those issues that has really been causing some anxiety for me in the recent past, so this was a huge relief to read. Thank you! 🙂

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