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2011-03-03 07:44:59

Beekeepers in Australia called on the government this week to accelerate efforts to eradicate the devastating Asian honeybee while it still has a chance. The aggressive bees were first detected in far north Queensland about four years ago, and have the potential to wipe out the entire industry. Known as Apis cerana, the Asian honeybees also attack birds, raising concern for local fauna.  They could be as bad a pest as the cane toad, warned Australian Senator Christine Milne on...