Friday, March 28, 2008

VIDEO: Bee Theft on Rise

As honeybees become scarce in the United States and farmers have to hire beekeepers to import bees to their orchards and farms, theft of the beehives is stinging everyone involved.

(Headline links to 3 min video.)


  1. Bees are one of nature's little cogwheels. Important in pollination and of significant economical value. Not only do their importance increase when the system is otherwise stressed, they have also been suffering from mysterious deaths.

    Us Newsvine'rs have collected links to articles about this tagged 'apiculture'. Please check them out for a lot more info.

  2. I wonder how much value these bees got.


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