I HEAR THAT BEES ARE DISAPPEARING. IS THIS TRUE?
There has been quite a lot of buzz about colony collapse disorder and the disappearance of honeybees. Much of it is very alarming, and it is of concern to us. Things you can do: Start keeping some beehives. Do not use neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides similar to nicotine) or buy plants treated with them. Plant a diverse variety of flowers that successively bloom. Below is a list of common threats to the honey bees.