Scientists believe the honey bee crisis is caused by factors such as habitat loss, starvation, winter cold, Varroa mites and pesticides based on the nicotine plant. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

The existential threat facing the honey bee, and what it means for us

An estimated 10 million beehives have been lost globally since 2014 to ‘colony collapse disorder’

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Scientists believe the honey bee crisis is caused by factors such as habitat loss, starvation, winter cold, Varroa mites and pesticides based on the nicotine plant. Photo: AP
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