Bees in Peril

Monday, 07 September 2015 - 9:49


There is a danger of bee communities being destroyed due to a severe disease spreading among bees. Due to this, the economic status of those who engage in bee control for a livelihoodhas nosedived and the price of honey has risen.

Chief medical officer of Veterinary Hospital of Peradeniya Dr Ashoka Dangalle stated that the disease is spreading equally among wild and domestic bee species. 

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