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To collect a pound of honey a bee might have to fly a distance equivalent to twice round the world. This is likely to involve more than 10,000 flower visits on perhaps 500 foraging trips.
A worker honeybee in summer lives only 6 to 8 weeks from the time she hatches as an adult bee. Before that, it takes just 3 weeks for her to develop from an egg.

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Published 28.Nov.2012, 11:13pm


Meeting of the Parliamentary HOC Environmental Audit Committee

If you wish to watch the recording here is the URL:

There is also a recording of the afternoon session URL:

The next committee meeting is on November 28th 2012 when representatives from Bayer and Syngenta will make their presentations and face questioning.

The third session where Syngenta are called can be viewed by following the URL: 

David Wood

Revised: 30/11/12

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