COLOSS (Prevention of Honey Bee COlony LOSSes Network)

COLOSS Network   9/13/13

Welcome to the home of the COLOSS (Prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes) Network. We are a group of scientists, veterinarians, beekeepers, and students from over 60 countries that are working together to better understand honey bee health and to prevent the high numbers of colony deaths that are occurring in many regions of the world.

To meet our goals, we coordinate conferences, workshops, and short-term scientific missions across Europe and beyond for... Read more... http://www.coloss.org/

Press Release 9/13/13

 Honey bee scientists affirm their need for colony loss network. 

This weekend, over 80 of the world’s leading honey bee scientists met in Kiev, Ukraine, and took the colony loss network COLOSS, originally an EU COST action that ended last year, and turned it into a new non-profit association.  

The aims of the new association are to: “improve the well-being of bees at a global level, with a primary focus on the western honey bee Apis mellifera. The ultimate goal of the Association is to sustainably mitigate bee population declines and sudden losses by...

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