... middle of paper ...
...ve, and never return. Cases of CCD have been reported by beekeepers across the U.S. and beyond. The bees left behind are traumatized and die from the lack of workers and order (earth). A simple solution is to stop using the chemicals and radiation that is largely affecting the bees; however, the human population is growing too rapidly to stop the killer gases. Another solution is for more beekeepers that can ensure the safety of the bees in their hives, but even they are having issues with bees wandering away and never coming back. In extreme cases scientists will have to put them in controlled, closed environments to ensure they do their jobs and survive. The hope is that the bees will adapt quickly enough that they will be able to prevail on their own. The colony collapse disorder hasn’t been an issue in the recent years, so we can only hope the bees will be okay.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- The initial reactions to a swarm of honey bees are fear and distress. Honey bees are frowned upon because of the annoying noise they emit and the pointy stinger on their abdomen. To the mainstream population, honey bees are just pesky insects whose primary goals are to sting random individuals and make honey. Honey bees are not another species of pesky creatures that deserve to be fumigated into extinction; they are insects with fascinating lives. The honey bees that buzz noisily around an office have a much more complicated life than annoying people for petty amusement.... [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Queen bee, Honey]
1837 words (5.2 pages)
- ... The Indians, therefore, call them the white man’s fly, and consider their approach as indicating the approach of the settlements of the whites.” Records show that colonies of honey bees were shipped from England and landed in the Colony of Virginia in early 1622.2 From that time on honey bees were apart of colonial life. Definitive information on how the bees were shipped was hard to come upon but it is reasonable to assume that they were kept and transported in straw skeps. In later years wood boxes and log gums3 would be used.... [tags: keepers, honey, pollination]
764 words (2.2 pages)
- Declining Bee Population Agriculture around the world is an incredibly important asset to our civilization, but with declining honey bee populations, this industry may take a serious dive along with human population. Honey bee pollination helps generate around 200 billion dollars a year, seeing as honey bees are key in pollinating 70 percent of crops around the globe. The bee population is not faring too well, due to climate change and or pesticides used in plant production. If this continues to happen, and bee populations continue to drop around the world, human life may not be sustainable due to low crop production in agricultural industry.... [tags: Beekeeping, Pollination, Honey bee]
1270 words (3.6 pages)
- Background and Rationale: It is well known that Honey Bees are of much importance in today 's society. In fact this article hits the nail on the head in terms of their importance. The article mentions that animal pollinators are essential to our daily living, in terms of their reliance on production of fruits and other crops (Verlang-Springer 2010). Interestingly enough, the numbers which represent animal pollinators in comparison to other pollinators is lower: 35% vs. 65%(Verlang-Springer 2010), which would suggest that they are of less importance.... [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Bumblebee, Insect]
1089 words (3.1 pages)
- Honey bees are very important to people in the world. Not only do honey bees produce honey, but they do much more to help people. According to Malcolm T Sanford, a professor at the University of Florida “the honey bee is credited with approximately 85% of the pollinating activity necessary to supply about one-third of the nation’s food supply” (Sanford 1). Over 50 crops rely on pollination of the honey bee. (Sanford 1). Without the pollination, the crops will not get what they need for them to grow and produce.... [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Insect]
1290 words (3.7 pages)
- Adaptation and Evolution of Honey Bees Anthophila, bees, are one of the most crucial pollinators, live in organized colonies in the size of thousands. Apis mellifera, honey bees, and Bombus, bumble bees, are highly social and interactive with each other. They are extremely adaptive of their surroundings. Live in such high populated, small areas, and in a complex hierarchy environment, their genomes play a major role in determining their role in the colony. Understanding genetics help to study the evolution and development process of the honey bees and how they interact with the environment.... [tags: Genetics, DNA, Gene, Genome]
804 words (2.3 pages)
- Despite stepped up effort to discover why honey bees are disappearing, current research still has no definitive answers. The disappearing of honeybees, known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), is a severe dilemma that is threatening the health of honeybees and economic stability of commercial beekeeping and pollination operations in the United States. The disorder as described in older literature have been called spring dwindle disease, fall dwindle disease, autumn collapse, May disease, and disappearing disease (Ellis).... [tags: Beekeeping, Colony collapse disorder]
1156 words (3.3 pages)
- Since 1992, the honey bee has been Oklahoma’s state insect, largely because honey bees convey such a significant task in agriculture. The honey bee and its contributions to our world dates back thousands of years and continues to be by far one of the most extraordinary creatures ever. Honey bees and the products they emit have many diverse uses in cultures around the world. Today honey bees are being used in research to detect drugs, bombs and cancer. Also, in developing treatments for an array of infirmities in humans, but this is just a few among many things that honey bees have contributed to the human world.... [tags: honey, bees, pollination, agriculture]
1230 words (3.5 pages)
- Beginning in 2006, United State started to have a shocking news of huge numbers disappearance of honey bees. Colony Collapse Disorder Preliminary Report by Diana Cox-Foster and Dennis vanEngelsdorp (2006) was mentioned, A beekeeper in Pennsylvania Dave Hackenberg is the first beekeeper reported the disappearance of honey bees phenomenon to entomologists. In an usual autumn day, Hackenbery check his bee’s hive in beehive as usual, he was surprised to find that only queen bee and young worker bees still alive, others all dead.... [tags: collony collapse disorder, pesticides]
949 words (2.7 pages)
- Honey bees are interesting and work very hard during their lifetime. Some say we owe our survival to the honey bee. They help pollinate everything from ornamental flowers to our food supply. They have become very efficient and effective at pollination unfortunately, honey bees face many dangers in their daily life to survive. They have to defend from predators in flight as well as in their hive, not to mention the wide use of pesticides. Honey bees also produce delicious honey that some use for medicinal purpose and human and animal food production.... [tags: Beekeeping, Honey bee, Honey, Insect]
1406 words (4 pages)