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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Agriculture Minister gets the last laugh ... is our Water Minister wearing makeup? ... member for New England just wants out ...

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

Buzz from the Right is wrong, to bee sure

European bees are disappearing, and the buzz from politicians is out of line. The politics of ecological protection are fascinating, writes Crikey's man in London.

Bee invasion: flying Asian ‘cane toad’ a $6 billion threat

Bee invasion: flying Asian ‘cane toad’ a $6 billion threat

Apiarists from around the country have descended on Canberra this week to fight the government's decision to halt its funding of the eradication of the Asian honey bee.

How the extinction of bees could kill us all

How the extinction of bees could kill us all

Bees are disappearing. Fast. But their extinction wouldn't just mean a world without honey: it would mean a world without food, clothes, flowers or birds.

The mysterious case of the missing honeybees

The mysterious case of the missing honeybees

A new film about declining numbers of honeybees is causing a lot of buzz (sorry) that we're on the verge of a global "pollination crisis". But it's all a big myth, says New Scientist

How Haagen Dazs tried to save the honey bees

How Haagen Dazs tried to save the honey bees

Ice creamery Haagen Dazs depends on bee pollination for more than 40% of its flavours. So, with slumping market share, it decided to tie its brand to one of last year's hot-button issues. Smart.