Save the (Wild) Bees

The domesticated honey bee dominates headlines as beekeepers struggle to stop mass die-offs. But they are not the only pollinators out there, and not the only bees that are declining.

“The needs of wild bees are so different that, as some experts say, raising honeybees to save pollinators is like raising chickens to help birds.”

Want to know more? Read about it here.

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One comment on “Save the (Wild) Bees

  1. jeffollerton says:

    I _may_ have been that expert; I used that analogy in this article a few years ago but can’t now recall if I stole it from someone else…..

    https://jeffollerton.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/ollerton-2012-the-importance-of-native-pollinators-the-plantsman.pdf

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