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Gifting Bees for Christmas

Wondering what to get someone for Christmas? Maybe you should cross bees off that list. In just over 10 years, there has been a rise in Irish people shopping and gifting bees from abroad. In a world where online shopping makes everything accessible, including bees, what's the real cost of this convenience to our native bee populations?  Sean was joined by Gerard Coyne, a founding member and current Vice Chairperson of Native Irish Honey Bee Society...

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15.00 11 Dec 2023


Gifting Bees for Christmas


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Wondering what to get someone for Christmas? Maybe you should cross bees off that list. In just over 10 years, there has been a rise in Irish people shopping and gifting bees from abroad. In a world where online shopping makes everything accessible, including bees, what's the real cost of this convenience to our native bee populations? 

Sean was joined by Gerard Coyne, a founding member and current Vice Chairperson of Native Irish Honey Bee Society...


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