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Old 06-22-2019, 03:19 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by All Darc View Post
I confess I'm not well aware of how much honey production harm bees. Not sure if they harvest all or most honey up to let bees dies of hungry.
The bees are fed sugar water to replace the honey they would normally consume.

Honey is their way to preserve energy for future consumption, but it's not needed because humans provide their energy as needed.

I'm always amazed that we rely so heavily on animals to produce things that are useful to us. I'd have thought we could artificially create the chemistry and mechanical processing required to make synthetic honey, for instance. Or how about spinning silk?
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