Migratory Beekeepers Worry About Their Livelihood

By | April 11, 2008

Migratory Beekeepers Worry About Their Livelihood

Food is going to get much more expensive soon and out diets will need to change. Plants considered for space bases like broccoli and garden peas may be on the menu more.

… The earth’s bee population is less than half of what it was 20 years ago. McLaury says there are no more wild hives to pollinate crops. He says the planet losing an essential part of the food chain, which will mean higher prices for the food that is available.

“The only thing that’s wild now is if we let a swarm get away,” he said. “They’re wild for about a year, then they’re dead.” – kimatv

With bee populations waning, Beekeepers turn to Einstein’s oft-quoted ‘pollination theory’ for answers. Only problem is… Einstein never said it. Another snopes forum debunking the quote, here.tdg

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