Wednesday, 29 April 2009

Recommended Reading List #23

On a springtime theme, Readers may be interested that researchers from Reading University are studying the fruity behaviour of the humble honey bee.

Apparently, "if the bee disappeared off the face of the planet then man would only have four years to live," as a third of all food depends on pollination by them.

So, as apiculturalists report mass extinctions and colony collapses, is there a feasible alternative?

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