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To bee, or not to bee

Updated: 2012-02-27 08:06
By Cheng Anqi ( China Daily)

To bee, or not to bee

From top: Chen Jinheng, a beekeeper in Miyun county, works on one of his movable-frame hives. A Chinese honeybee pollinates a strawberry flower. The single story office building based on the design of a walnut tree hive is a landmark at a Chinese beekeeping demonstration garden in Miyun county. Photos Provided to China Daily Cheng Anqi / China Daily

China's indigenous honeybee is fighting for survival, following the introduction of the productive Italian honeybee and increasing environmental degradation. Stories by Cheng Anqi.

To bee, or not to bee

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