“Beekeepers see 42% of US honeybee colonies die off in a single year”

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/13/honeybee-deaths-colonies-beekeepers?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

More than two out of five American honeybee colonies died in the past year, and surprisingly, the worst die-off was in the summer, according to a federal survey.

Since April 2014, beekeepers lost 42.1% of their colonies, the second-highest rate in nine years, according to an annual survey conducted by a bee partnership that includes the US Department of Agriculture.

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