The bee community has experienced a great loss with the recent death of Dr. Job van Praagh.
Honorary Professor at the University of Leibniz in Hanover, Job dedicated his life to research into the biology and eco-toxicology of bees. Straightforward, sincere and honest, the discussions with Job were always intelligent, warm and stimulating.
COLOSS (Prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes) is an international, non-profit association headquartered in Bern, Switzerland that is focussed on improving the well-being of bees at a global level.
We are composed of scientific professionals that include researchers, veterinarians, agriculture extension specialists and students. We understand that cooperation and open dialogue are key to better understanding the reasons why bee populations are threatened in today’s world.