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Honey Bees: A History
New York Times (2008)
  • Tammy Horn, Eastern Kentucky University

Long known as the angels of agriculture, honey bees have received global attention due to losses attributed to a combination of factors: Colony Collapse Disorder, mites, deforestation and industrial agriculture. Honey bees provide pollination for crops, orchards and flowers; honey and wax for cosmetics, food and medicinal-religious objects; and inspiration to artists, architects and scientists.

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Publication Date
April 11, 2008
Citation Information
Tammy Horn. "Honey Bees: A History" New York Times (2008)
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