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Honeybee shortage threatens crop pollination

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 04:39 PM

In more than half of European countries, there are not enough honeybees to pollinate crops, according to new research.

Scientists believe that a boom in biofuels has sparked a massive increase in the need for pollination.

The shortage is particularly acute in Britain which has only a quarter of the honeybees required.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-25656283

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