used as a prop for industrial agriculture, the technology of keeping honey bees is probably a net harm. used in a way that complements and benefits existing ecosystems and supports other regenerative practices, that technology can be entirely positive.
Marci Sudlow wrote:I wonder how long it will be before humans attempt to domesticate and exploit the bumblebee.
that ship sailed a while back.
Marci Sudlow wrote:Wasn't successful then, I take it?
Joseph Lofthouse wrote:I welcome all species of plant and animal to my farm, regardless of where they were living last week, last century, or last millennium. I don't wage war on life.
Mike Barkley wrote:The honeybees weren't wiping out any other bees at that time.
Mike Barkley wrote:Maybe the best approach will be to help all the bees not just honeybees. Restoring native plants, etc.
Should I be planting natives from the honeybees homeland, which would be non-native where they are currently living in the Americas?