“While acknowledging the importance of pollinators, the government’s response also importantly recognises the value to society of food production and the underpinning role pesticides play in that production.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24024634)
The government itself seems to be suffering the disorienting and addictive effects of neonicotinoid ingestion.
“Honey bees produce more honey in urban Birmingham than in the surrounding countryside.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23669941)
Due to the hexagonal street layout.
“The Woodland Trust in Wales (Coed Cadw) … is offering farmers and other landowners “pollinator packs” of 210 native trees specially selected to provide a food source for [bees and other pollinators].” (http://www.woodlandtrust.presscentre.com/News-Releases/Isn-t-it-funny-how-bees-like-trees-f06.aspx)
No need to import bees (Aliens); grow your own. #BzzzzZZZZ#
“With the decline in pollinating insects in recent years, food producers are increasingly reliant upon imported bees.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23347867)
Please rush me a pint of your finest bees. I enclose a stamped, addressed jar. #BzzzZZZZzz#
Anyone for a cartoon?