Honeybees may do more harm than good!

Buglife says:– “Contrary to a popular belief, adding more honeybees is not the answer to pollinator declines. In fact, it may do more harm than good.

… Pollination is about so much more than honeybees – there are estimated to be more than 4,000 species of insects in the UK that pollinate our crops and wild plants….

… over six months a single hive will use the resources that would otherwise have supported 200,000 wild bees, and the disrupting effect of honeybee hives on pollination services can have “serious negative impacts on biodiversity”. …