Previous Chapter Chapter 55: Adopting a Public Health Ecology Approach to a Key Food Security Issue: Apiary, Biodiversity and Conservation Next Chapter

Ferne Edwards, Jane Dixon & Ruth Beilin

In: The SAGE Handbook of Nature: Three Volume Set

Chapter 55: Adopting a Public Health Ecology Approach to a Key Food Security Issue: Apiary, Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Adopting a Public Health Ecology Approach to a Key Food Security Issue: Apiary, Biodiversity and Conservation
Adopting a Public Health Ecology Approach to a Key Food Security Issue: Apiary, Biodiversity and Conservation
Ferne EdwardsJane DixonRuth Beilin
Preface

The European honeybee is one of the most critical of all insect pollinators, with much of the world's crops dependent on their pollination contributing to dietary diversity. However, in Australia, resisting the implications of connected landscapes implicit in ecology, conservationists consider the European honeybee to be an exotic pest, contesting commercial beekeepers’ rights to access resources from forests and national parks. This chapter asks: What should be done when invasive species provide valuable ecosystem services and potentially threaten native species?

Greater than one third of the world's crops depend on animal ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top