A domesticated cousin to the apis melifera honey bee, is raising questions about how life conditions – including those created by humans – can offer a species the opportunity to expand its territory because of its natural but transplanted capacities. It is a good example of unintended consequences, and may prove to us (yet again) that resilience for an ecology can be endangered by our best intentions and our lack of sufficient intelligence :-(.

Here is the story from Conservation:

There’s a bad buzz building around a commercial bee in wide use around the world. Researchers in Poland have confirmed that the European bumblebee –

via Hothouse Bees.

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