DISSAPEARING         BEES:   A Growing ProblemBY:ANAGUZMAN     http://lightmsgs.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/mass-extinction-o...
BEES:          Our Agricultural              WorkersBees are an important part of the worlds            eco- system       ...
http://www.newint.org/features/2009/09/01/facts-about-bees/
Bees and our Economy• Bees are essential to  our economy!• 1 in every 3 bites of  food we eat is made by  bees• A 15-20 Bi...
GRAPH 1http://rs.resalliance.org/2007/02/28/a-surprising-decline-of-ecosystem-services-in-us/
The Disappearance of BeesColony Collapse Disorder1/3 of all bee  colonies in the  U.S have  Vanished  http://www.youtube.c...
States Affected By Colony Collapse Disorder2009                                            QuickTimeª and a               ...
Honey Bee Losses in RecentGRAPH 3    Years    http://carclassblog.wordpress.com/author/paulk89/
Theories On Colony        Collapse Disorder•   Pesticides•   Bad Beekeeping Practices•   Insect diseases•   Urbanization: ...
Lu, Chengsheng, Kenneth Warchol, and Richard Callahan. "In situ replication of honey bee colony collapse disorder ." Bulle...
Bad Beekeeping Practices                                                                             Migratory            ...
Insect Diseases                                      QuickTimeª and a                                        decompressor ...
Electro Magnetic Fields              Dangerous to Bees?                                                     QuickTimeª and...
A combination of these factors                                                                  QuickTimeª and a          ...
What would happen if   bees become extinct?• Food Production would decline• Certain foods and plants would not  exist anym...
What Can We Do•   Anybody can help•   Dont Use Pesticide!•   Plant a Pollinator Garden•   Get the word out about the    us...
Thank you
WORKS CITEDSLIDE 1http://lightmsgs.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/mass-extinction-of-honey-bees-will-cause-one-third-of-food-sup...
SLIDE 4•http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/about/intheworks/honeybee.htm•http://www.freshfromflorida.com/press/2011/06172011.ht...
SLIDE 10http://www.presstv.com/detail/165340.htmlhttp://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in720Lu, Chengsheng, Kenneth Warchol, and Richar...
SLIDE !4http://cenvironment.blogspot.com/2011/03/epa-seeks-extension-of-permit.htmlhttp://beespotter.mste.illinois.edu/top...
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  1. 1. DISSAPEARING BEES: A Growing ProblemBY:ANAGUZMAN http://lightmsgs.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/mass-extinction-of-honey-bees-will-cause-one-third-of-food-supply-to-disappear/
  2. 2. BEES: Our Agricultural WorkersBees are an important part of the worlds eco- system Pollinate 75% of all flowering plants Most of these plants are important crops that are staples in our diet Spread seeds http://ecocentric.blogs.time.com/2011/01/03/wildlife-where-have-all-the-bumble-bees-gone/
  3. 3. http://www.newint.org/features/2009/09/01/facts-about-bees/
  4. 4. Bees and our Economy• Bees are essential to our economy!• 1 in every 3 bites of food we eat is made by bees• A 15-20 Billion Dollar Industry!• Just in florida, honeybees produce 3.3 billion! http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/about/intheworks/honeybee.htm
  5. 5. GRAPH 1http://rs.resalliance.org/2007/02/28/a-surprising-decline-of-ecosystem-services-in-us/
  6. 6. The Disappearance of BeesColony Collapse Disorder1/3 of all bee colonies in the U.S have Vanished http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIUo3STj6tw&feature=relmfu (PBS Documentary)
  7. 7. States Affected By Colony Collapse Disorder2009 QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. GRAPH 2 http://www.financialtimes.cc/bees/gen/index2?yes_advertising=4-6849-7264-10000003864875575-112363 3135-1333574925-1336166925
  8. 8. Honey Bee Losses in RecentGRAPH 3 Years http://carclassblog.wordpress.com/author/paulk89/
  9. 9. Theories On Colony Collapse Disorder• Pesticides• Bad Beekeeping Practices• Insect diseases• Urbanization: Electro magnetic fields
  10. 10. Lu, Chengsheng, Kenneth Warchol, and Richard Callahan. "In situ replication of honey bee colony collapse disorder ." Bulletin ofInsectology . 65.1 (2012): n. page. Print. Harvard Biology Study Concludes: The insecticide Imidacloprid kills colonies within six months http://www.presstv.com/detail/165340.html
  11. 11. Bad Beekeeping Practices Migratory beekeeping QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Is it bad for bees? http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2010/02/country-fried-birthday.html
  12. 12. Insect Diseases QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.https://agdev.anr.udel.edu/maarec/honey-bee-biology/honey-bee-parasites-pests-predators-and-diseases/honey-bee-parasites/?pid=32
  13. 13. Electro Magnetic Fields Dangerous to Bees? QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ electromagneticfields.htmlhttp://habwwe.wordpress.com/2011/05/
  14. 14. A combination of these factors QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTimeª and a QuickTimeª and a decompressor decompressorare needed to see this picture. are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. What would happen if bees become extinct?• Food Production would decline• Certain foods and plants would not exist anymore Many of our food crops and plants would die off. http://kanat.jsc.vsc.edu/student/lees/maincontent.htm
  16. 16. What Can We Do• Anybody can help• Dont Use Pesticide!• Plant a Pollinator Garden• Get the word out about the use of pesticideshttp://www.fws.gov/pollinators/PollinatorPages/YourHelp.html#garden
  17. 17. Thank you
  18. 18. WORKS CITEDSLIDE 1http://lightmsgs.wordpress.com/2011/11/22/mass-extinction-of-honey-bees-will-cause-one-third-of-food-supply-to-disappear/SLIDE 2http://ecocentric.blogs.time.com/2011/01/03/wildlife-where-have-all-the-bumble-beeshttp://koshersamurai.wordpress.com/2011/08/24/bumblebees-back-from-the-brink-of-extinction/SLIDE 3http://www.newint.org/features/2009/09/01/facts-about-bees/
  19. 19. SLIDE 4•http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/about/intheworks/honeybee.htm•http://www.freshfromflorida.com/press/2011/06172011.html•http://andyburkhardt.com/2010/11/29/7-ways-to-cross-pollinate-yourself-and-your-staff/SLIDE 5http://rs.resalliance.org/2007/02/28/a-surprising-decline-of-ecosystem-services-in-us/http://agsci.psu.edu/news/radio/2004/bees-and-beekeepers-are-about-much-more-than-honeyhttp://ag.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/ahb/inf10.htmlSLIDE 6http://www.nrdc.org/wildlife/animals/files/bees.pdfhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIUo3STj6tw&feature=relmfu (PBS Documentary)SLIDE 7http://www.financialtimes.cc/bees/gen/index2?yes_advertising=4-6849-7264-100000038648755753135-1333574925-1336166925http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/ciencia/ciencia_bees01.htmSLIDE 8http://carclassblog.wordpress.com/author/paulk89/http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33938.pdf
  20. 20. SLIDE 10http://www.presstv.com/detail/165340.htmlhttp://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in720Lu, Chengsheng, Kenneth Warchol, and Richard Callahan. "In situ replication of honey bee colony collapse disorder ." Bulletin of Insectology . 65.1 (2012): n. page. Print.http://environment.about.com/od/biodiversityconservation/a/honeybees.htmSLIDE 11http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2010/02/country-fried-birthday.htmlEngelsdrop, Dennis, Jerry Hayes, Robyn Underwood, et al. "A survey of managed honey bee cSLIDE 12https://agdev.anr.udel .edu/maarec/honey-bee-biology/honey-bee-parasites-pests-predators-and-diseases/honey- pid=32Higes, Mariano, Martin Hernandez, and Cristina Botias. "6 How natural infection by Nosema ceranae causes honeybee colony collapse ."Environmental Microbiology. 10.10 (2008): 2659-2669. Print.SLIDE 13http://habwwe.wordpress.com/2011/05/Shawcross, Harriet, and Geoffrey Lean. "Are mobile phones wiping out our bees?" Independent. (2007)
  21. 21. SLIDE !4http://cenvironment.blogspot.com/2011/03/epa-seeks-extension-of-permit.htmlhttp://beespotter.mste.illinois.edu/topics/ccd/http://www.lakescientist.com/learn-about-lakes/water-quality/pollution.htmlhttp://prospect.rsc.org/blogs/cw/2008/11/25/testing-on-beekeepers/SLIDE 15http://blog.foodnetwork.com/healthyeats/2009/06/02/in-season-apricots/http://www.diseaseproof.com/archives/recipes-healthy-apple-crisp-and-sweet-potato-pie.hhttp://kanat.jsc.vsc.edu/student/lees/maincontent.htmhttp://jacksnutbutters.com/?p=43Higes, Mariano, Martin Hernandez, and Cristina Botias. "How natural infection by Nosema ceranae causes honeybee colony collapse ."Environmental Microbiology. 10.10 (2008): 2659-2669. Print.SLIDE 16http://www.fws.gov/pollinators/PollinatorPages/YourHelp.html#gardenhttp://www.thedailygreen .com/environmental-news/blogs/bees/colony-collapse-disorder-55090702

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