The Hive Detectives Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

The Hive Detectives Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe

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Without honey bees the world would be a different place. There would be no honey, no beeswax for candles, and, worst of all, barely a fruit, nut, or vegetable to eat. So imagine beekeeper Dave Hackenburg's horror when he discovered twenty million of his charges had vanished. Those missing bees became the first casualties of a mysterious scourge that continues to plague honey bee populations today. In The Hive Detectives, Loree Griffin Burns profiles bee wranglers and bee scientists who have been working to understand colony collapse disorder, or CCD. In this dramatic and enlightening story, readers explore the lives of the fuzzy, buzzy insects and learn what might happen to us if they were gone.

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Author Loree Griffin Burns
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date 2010
Edition No
Pages 80
ISBN No
ISBN13 9780547152318