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Can Beekeeping be Sustainable?

A hotly debated topic, many people argue over whether or not it is sustainable to harvest honey and beeswax. In this article, we will cover the importance of bees, the devastating effects of commercial beekeeping, and how sustainable and natural beekeeping practices can help save these beautiful creatures from extinction. The Bee’s Knees In the 18th century, the expression “the bee’s knees” was used as a synonym for “small” or “unnoticeable”. Since the 1920s, the term was adopted by young people to describe something as being “amazing”. Although this was mostly just nonsense language (similar to “the cat’s pyjamas” and “the snake’s hips”), there is a lot of truth behind the phrase. Bee’s knees are pretty amazing!   The Importance...

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