To Save Its Honey Industry, Australia Is Killing Bees by the Millions


The first step is pouring gasoline into the beehive. Then it’s time to wait. The job is finished when the hive is burned the next day.

Since last week, this cycle has been on repeat near a port in eastern Australia, part of a government effort to protect the country’s multimillion dollar honey industry.

Millions of bees have been destroyed to help contain the spread of the deadly varroa mite, which reappeared in the country last week near the Port of Newcastle.

“Australia is the only…



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