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Henderson, 59, is an associate professor of biology at the University of Montana. He and colleagues there found a correlation between colony collapse disorder (CCD) and a lethal combination of a parasite and a virus. <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>Alamo Township beekeeper Jeremy Marr goes back to nature to save his hives</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News892Window=window.open('http://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/index.ssf/2011/01/alamo_township_beekeeper_jerem.html', 'News892Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="Jeremy Marr of Alamo Township checks a bee hive on his parents property in Decatur. Marr recently began writing a blog about natural beekeeping and has raised over $4000 to purchase new hives and equipment." src="http://media.mlive.com/kzgazette_impact/photo/9233363-large.jpg" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">30 Jan 11 By Rosemary Parker </span><BR> ALAMO  While scientists around the world try to unravel the ongoing mystery of dying honeybees, an Alamo man has vowed to do what he can on a simpler scale to save bees, one hive at a time. <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>Vanishing Honeybees</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News888Window=window.open('http://www.kpbs.org/news/2011/jan/28/another-pesticide-link-vanishing-honeybees/', 'News888Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="Above: Groups are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to stop the use of pesticides that are killing bees." src="http://kpbs.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2011/01/27/bees_and_honeycomb_t250.jpg?2fda506767b58ed02cfc53b8db969377bec8c5c0" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">28 Jan 11 By Ed Joyce </span><BR> Two groups want the Environmental Protection Agency to take action to protect bees from pesticides. Scientists think toxic substances play a role in bee deaths. New research at UC San Diego shows at least one type of pesticide may be a factor. <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>Alabama beekeepers recruiting to help save bees (with video)</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News887Window=window.open('http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2011/01/alabama_beekeepers_recruiting.html', 'News887Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="Paul Mancill of the Alabama Beekeepers and Sallie Lee, a regional extension agent, demonstrate how to work with honeybee hives Thursday at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. (Joe Songer -- The Birmingham News)" src="http://media.al.com/spotnews/photo/9229236-large.jpg" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">28 Jan 11 By Thomas Spencer -- The Birmingham News </span><BR> The old environmental rallying cry of "Save the Trees" may need to replaced with a plea to "Save the Bees!" as scientists continue to document an alarming decline in the population of insects that fill an unsung but invaluable role as natural pollinators. <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>New research on honeybee illness</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News886Window=window.open('http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/24/AR2011012405040.html', 'News886Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="Colin Henderson studied squirrels, mice and hares before deciding to focus on honeybees." src="http://media3.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2011/01/24/PH2011012405046.jpg" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">25 Jan 11 By The Washington Post</span><BR> Ecologist Colin Henderson co-authored a study that may have identified the cause of the honeybee illness that has plagued U.S. bees since 2006. Henderson, 59, is an associate professor of biology at the University of Montana. He and colleagues there found a correlation between colony collapse disorder (CCD) and a lethal combination of a parasite and a virus. <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>New Doubts Raised About Potential Bee-Killing Pesticide</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News885Window=window.open('http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/01/pesticides-honeybees-update/', 'News885Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="" src="http://www.wired.com/images_blogs/wiredscience/2011/01/honeybees.jpg" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">24 Jan 11 By Brandon Keim</span><BR> A federal entomologist has become the latest researcher to voice doubts about neonicotinoids, a controversial new type of pesticide that may be linked to the collapse of honeybee populations in the United States. The Independent reports that in a documentary screened in Europe but not yet broadcast stateside, USDA bee specialist Jeffrey Pettis describes exposing two groups of bees, one dosed with a neonicotinoid called imidacloprid, to Nosema, a common honeybee disease. Pesticide-dosed bees proved especially vulnerable to infection <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>USDA Finds Bayer Pesticide Harmful to Honeybees</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News884Window=window.open('http://www.opposingviews.com/i/usda-finds-bayer-pesticide-harmful-to-honeybees', 'News884Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="" src="http://www.opposingviews.com/attachments/0013/2398/honey-bee_6532_600x450.jpg?1295801582" width=250 floatimgleft"/> </A> <span class="date">23 Jan 11 By Natural Vitality Kids </span><BR> Remember the case of the leaked document showing that the EPA s own scientists are concerned about a pesticide it approved that might harm fragile honeybee populations? Well, it turns that the EPA isn t the only government agency whose researchers are worried about neonicotinoid pesticides. USDA researchers also have good evidence that these nicotine-derived chemicals, marketed by German agrichemical giant Bayer, could be playing a part in Colony Collapse Disorder the mysterious massive honeybee die-offs that United States and Europe have been experiencing in recent years. So why on earth are they still in use on million of acres of American farmland? <SPAN class=postedUnderline> </SPAN> <H2>Time for pollination of almond crop</H2><BR> <A href="#" onClick="News880Window=window.open('http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2011/01/19/1735394/time-for-pollination-of-almond.html', 'News880Window','toolbar=no,location=no,directories=no,status=no,menubar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=800,height=600'); return false;"> <IMG alt="MARCI STENBERG Merced Sun-Star - SUN-STAR PHOTO BY MARCI STENBERG Jamen Elliot, center, pumps corn syrup into a bee hive while Jason Conrad, right, keeps the bees quiet by smoking them. At left, Nick Terrones, watches as the bees get fed. 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