By Press Association

Gut parasite will increase in prevalence across northern Europe as temperatures rises, leading to honey bee losses

Climate change threatens the survival of the UK’s honey bee population, new academic research has claimed.

An exotic parasite which targets the insects is set to flourish in northern Europe if the Earth continues to warm, scientists at Queen’s University, Belfast found.

Via: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/nov/26/bee-parasite-will-flourish-under-global-warming-study-warns