12 Jan '12, 10pm

We need habitat not more beekeepers - Row Errupts Over London's Bee Strategy #bees #nature

We need habitat not more beekeepers - Row Errupts Over London's Bee Strategy #bees #nature

Image credit: Pete Birkinshaw , used under Creative Commons license. Cities everywhere may be lifting bans on urban beekeeping , but what with the mysterious red bees of Brooklyn , not to mention bee murder in San Francisco , you'd be forgiven for thinking that cities are not the best environment for our favorite little pollinators. In fact, says one commentator, cities can do more than we would imagine to help save the honeybee. Writing over at The Guardian, Rosie Boycott talks of the crucial role cities can play in saving bees . She starts out making the case—heard many times by now, but it bares repeating—for why honeybees are such a vital element in modern agriculture. In fact, says Boycott, it is images of farmers in China pollinating orchards by hand because of a lack of bees, that she argues is one of the defining images of 2010. But what has all this got to do with...

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