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Thoughts on the Culling of Bees to Maintain Colony Strength.

Farmers and stockbreeders constantly cull the weak animals from their herds and breed only from the strongest. In the wild, before man started managing wild animals, this happened naturally through ‘the survival of the fittest’. Imagine what would be the … Continue reading

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Decline of the Honey Bee.

Over-exploitation and historical misplaced kindness are responsible for the decline of the honey bee in the Western World. As a one-time beekeeper, lifelong nature lover and the author of a number of wild life books, I point a finger at … Continue reading

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