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Without bees we’re in a bit of trouble – actually, a lot of trouble. Yes, there are other earthlings that pollinate, like wasps, ants and even March flies, but no buzzy body does it better than bees and if we lose them, we’re cactus.
With so many challenges currently surrounding the bee industry, it comes as a relief to many that NSW Department of Primary Industries will issue a special group permit for beekeepers in flood warning areas to move their hives to higher ground.
What many people don’t know is that without bees, the large variety of plant food on their plate will be decimated because these little...
Until recently many people who knew little about bees apart from the fact that they make honey, had not heard of Varroa destructor, more commonly known as the varroa mite.
Rather than overwhelming and conquering or being conquered through evolution, this native parasite has thrived by staying friendly with its much more abundant host.
Last nights Ballina Shire council meeting approved the controversial development application (DA) for a house and access road on the ridge line at Old Byron Bay Rd, Newrybar on the casting vote of the Mayor David Wright.
Honey bees make honey as a way of storing food to eat over the cooler winter period, when they are unable to forage and there are fewer flowers from which to gather food
Humans have been muddling along in cities for around twelve thousand years, says Wikipedia, although if you count using an alphabet of some kind as the criterion of civilisation, the time span drops to a mere fifty centuries.
A trial to use recycled crushed glass in concrete as a replacement for sand will be taking place in Lismore at the Lismore Recycling & Recovery Centre.