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Lack of bees puts farming at risk in the South East

Farming in the South East is at serious risk unless the government adopts an action plan to save bees, according to environmentalists.

Friends of the Earth, in conjunction with scientists at the University of Reading, has said Britain has lost more than half the honey bees kept in managed hives while wild honey bees are nearly extinct.

  • 13 Apr 2012