Wednesday July 8, 2020

What can we learn from bees?

Insect pollinators help provide the large and varied diet that allows us to maintain our health

20th April, 2016
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Queen bee

Can we learn from bees?

Let us lay one urban myth to rest today. An oft-paraphrased quote roughly put as; “If bees disappeared from the planet, humans would follow within four years” is attributed to Albert Einstein. It was apparently never uttered by the great man and it’s a sure-fire way to annoy beekeepers if you insist that he did. Irrespective of this misnomer it is a salient fact of human existence that without the...

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