Commercially managed honeybee colonies may be speeding the spread of disease to wild bee populations, according to a new study by a University of California, Riverside entomologist.
“Even in cases when the managed bees do not have a disease, they still stress local wild bees, making them more susceptible to disease,” said Peter Graystock, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Entomology and the lead author of a paper published online last week in the International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. Continue reading → summitcountyvoice.com
GR: The human destruction of nature comes in many forms. With so many humans on the planet, everything we do is multiplied to the level of catastrophe.