But itâ€™s not bananas making bees crazy on a global scale. The heart of the question seems to be: Is [Colony Collapse Disorder] something correctableâ€”if we stop trucking bees cross-country and feeding them Oreo filling and having them pollinate crops chocked full of pesticides, will they stop dying? Or have we set something larger in motion that doesnâ€™t just affect the bees directly under human stewardship, but bees everywhere? And whoâ€™s next? Other insects, mammals, and eventually humans?
The best line, however, reminded me of Meri’s impending move to Baltimore, and her two cats:
Anyone whoâ€™s ever taken a cat to the vet, much less cross-country, knows that most animals do not like car rides.