“Lock Up Your Bees: Insects Are the Assets to Steal as Almond Prices Soar”

 

Bees used to pollinate almond trees.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-09-23/lock-up-your-bees-pollinator-in-chief-snatched-as-almonds-soar

The world’s most valuable pollinator is under attack.

Bees, responsible for an estimated $15 billion of crop output in the U.S. alone, play an essential role in almond production. With the nut fetching record prices, the insects have become the asset to own — or steal — in Australia’s biggest almond-producing region.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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