Honey bee colonies worldwide have seen a rapid decline in colony numbers in recent years. With one third of the human food supply at risk without the pollination of honey bees, farmers and governments have joined beekeepers in the fight against what scientists refer to as Colony Collapse Disorder. There are multiple potential causes of Colony Collapse Disorder being extensively researched, but there is no proper course of action to remedy and prevent colonies from collapsing yet. The combination of natural viruses and human-made toxics are decimating the honey bee population.
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