Microchips track dwindling Australian bees

Scientists on island state of Tasmania testing the movement of bees by attaching tiny chips using superglue.

    Bee numbers worldwide are declining and nobody knows why.

    Bees play a vital role in food production, so Australian scientists are microchipping them to find out more.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Geeveston, Tasmania.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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