this is just a quickie to get you thinking. me too, for that matter! we have always felt that bee's would have a significant roll in any property that we will have. but i don't think i realised how important they are to all of us -- and the tragic tale that surrounds the devastation of bee colonies across the globe. here are just a few links to the issue around the demise of the bee and the endangered lives that they live.
- Einstein was right - honey bee collapse threatens global food security
- Bee Crisis could define 21st century
- colony collapse disorder
- Bad Winter Deepens Disappearing Bee Crisis
- The pollinator crisis: What's best for bees
- We'll bee OK: The real crisis bothering Europe, and it's not financial
have you thot about keeping bees? ... i think i sense a blog post coming soon on the many wonderful benefits of having bees -- urban or rural!!