Honeybee Crisis Update

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Honeybees in crisis. Colony-Collapse Disorder (CCD). Decreased bee population. Reduced crop yields. For the past several months, these buzz words have become part of our national, if not global, vocabulary. Who knew the potential disappearance of this feared, yet vitally important, insect would sting people into action? Expanding on her recent New Yorker article, journalist Elizabeth Kolbert smokes out the crisis and discusses the discovery of a bee AIDS virus. (Kolbert is also the author of Field Notes from a Catastrophe, a stunning series compilation on global warming.)

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