Bee News

Cuban bee populations unfazed by die-offs seen in USA and EU


“It’s a very natural environment here,” said Raul Vásquez, a farm employee. “The government is not allowed to sell us chemicals – this could be the reason why the bees aren’t dying here” as they have been in other places.

Bee keepers in the United States, Canada and other regions have long complained that pesticides are responsible for killing their bees and hurting the honey industry more broadly.

Read more here at The Guardian: Organic honey is a sweet success for Cuba as other bee populations suffer