The Butterfly Effect
Tip of the blade here.
Stuck in and twisted:
Make that the honeybee effect, or lack thereof. An interesting article from U.S. News and World Report (based on work from the Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium) documents a dramatic and mysterious collapse in honey bee colonies.
"So what?" you ask? You might not question for long -- not if you buy almonds or any of the myriad other bee-pollinated products that line the shelves at Whole Foods Markets (Nasdaq: WFMI). Fewer bees means higher prices for pollination, and the buck will be passed...