Future of the Environment

Keeping honeybees doesn't save the environment - it doesn't even save the bees

It’s the equivalent of farming chickens to save wild birds. Image: REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader

Olivia Norfolk

Lecturer in Conservation Ecology, Anglia Ruskin University

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Male Hairy-footed flower bee (Anthophora plumipes) feeding on comfrey. North Devon, UK.
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 An amateur beekeeper examines a frame from the hive.
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