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Hive loss caused by the varroa mite has been the primary cause of hive loss, although pesticide applications by residents and farmers also contributes to hive loss.
Entomologists have known there has been an issue with bees since varroa mites spread across the world in the 1980s-90s.
One scientist likens the varroa mites to having a rat attached to your body, leaching life from you.
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