Coronavirus traffic restrictions are stopping some beekeepers from moving their hives in search of food. Photo: EPA

Why China’s coronavirus lockdowns are such a big threat to beekeepers

  • Traffic restrictions are preventing commercial apiarists from moving hives as the countryside comes into bloom, depriving the colonies of sustenance
  • The insects play a vital role in pollinating crops that account for about 90 per cent of the food eaten around the world
Topic |   Health in China

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Coronavirus traffic restrictions are stopping some beekeepers from moving their hives in search of food. Photo: EPA
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