A World Without Bees – New Paperback Edition
Honeybees are dying. In this timely book, two keen amateur apiarists investigate all the claims and counterclaims with the help of scientists and beekeepers in Europe, America and beyond. They ask the question that will soon be on everyone’s lips: is there any possible way of saving the honeybees – and, with them, the world as we know it?
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A Short History of the Honey Bee – New at NHBS
There are around 16,000 species of bee. Only seven of these are responsible for creating the world’s sweetest treat – honey. This book follows the journey from flower to hive to honey throughout history, starting with the story of the honey bee – why it is named Apis mellifera, how it has evolved from a solitary creature to one that travels in groups, why it stings, and how pollination really works.
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Guide to Bees of Britain – NHBS Bestseller
Identify the bees in your garden with this handy 8-page folding chart showing 28 species of bee, most of which can commonly be seen in domestic gardens. As well as the ‘Big Six’ bumblebees, the chart includes species of mining bees, cavity-nesting bees and cuckoo bees. Silhouettes show the typical life-size for each species.
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