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    Forum Freshman Lothuian's Avatar
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    allergic to them as I am, I miss them. Have they settled on an answer for the dwindling/disappearance of honey bees and now the loveable bumbles?


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    I think I might have heard it's a fungus of some sort... but I'm not sure. We're quite dependent on the bees, I hope this problem doesn't get too much worse.


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    Possibly some of the decline is due to a virus.

    http://www.mtbeurope.info/news/2007/710003.htm

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    Its strange, i didnt see a single bee here in Sweden during this year..
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    Yes - and also whatever happened to all of the butterflies - where have they got to ?

    I notice the ladybird population is increasing again :-)
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