BEES MAKING THE HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD!
With the large part that bees play in our environement, food production and life bees are understandably making headlines around the world. On this page we aim to bring you some information to what the media and experts are saying. We will bring some more information here as it comes to hand but below are some links to intersting news articles we have found.
Bee Swarms on the Move After Ideal Spring Breeding Conditions
Denice Barnes, Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate
“BEE alert but not alarmed as local bee keepers warn of possible swarms across the Central Coast.”…read more
Bees Dying Around the World
20 September 2014 By Coral Wynter, geenleft.org.au
“In the past five years the global bee population has been devastated. This matters because they are critical to the food chain, pollinating 70% of our food either directly or indirectly. Besides pollinating vegetables, fruits and nuts, they also pollinate the lucerne that feeds our cattle and cotton that makes our clothes”… read more
Bees to Replace Spraying for Cherry Brown Rot
Steven Schubert, abc.net
“It might sound a bit far-fetched, but it’s already happening in strawberry crops in Europe, and now Australian researchers are looking at whether it could be used to target brown rot in cherry trees.”… read more
Blue-Banded Bee a Native Beauty
Becky Crew, australiangeographic.com.au
“These pretty native bees are important pollinators for Australian crops”…read more