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Slovenia's Bee Population Cut in Half

Lukovica, 29 May - Nearly half of all bee families in Slovenia have been wiped out over the past year, the head of Slovenia's Apiculture Association told the press on Thursday. Bostjan Noc called on authorities to begin investigating the cause of the death of so many bees.

Brdo pri Lukovici
The headquarters of the Apiculture Association.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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The head of the Apiculture Association Bostjan Noc (right) has warned that the bee population in Slovenia has fallen to bare minimums for normal pollination.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Brdo pri Lukovici
The head of the Apiculture Association Bostjan Noc (right) has warned that the bee population in Slovenia has fallen to bare minimums for normal pollination.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Brdo pri Lukovici
The head of the Apiculture Association Bostjan Noc (right) has warned that the bee population in Slovenia has fallen to bare minimums for normal pollination.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

Brdo pri Lukovici
The head of the Apiculture Association Bostjan Noc (right) has warned that the bee population in Slovenia has fallen to bare minimums for normal pollination.
Photo: Daniel Novakovic/STA

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