Apr 1, 2009

Race to save UK honey bee

A British couple are teaching Londoners how to keep bees in a bid to save the native honey bee from possible extinction. Alison Benjamin and her partner Brian McCallum launched their bee-keeping mission earlier this year from their south London home.

A deadly virus is wiping out bee colonies in Britain and some scientists are warning that bees - so vital for the pollination of most of our crops - face extinction within ten years.

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