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Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees to save its honey industry

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Australian authorities have been exterminating millions of bees to prevent a varroa mite outbreak. Getty Images
Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees in a bid to ward off a varroa mite plague.
At least 600 hives containing 30,000 bees each have been destroyed, The New York Times reported.
Varroa mites have been blamed on a falling honey bee population worldwide.
Tens of millions of bees are being exterminated in a desperate attempt to save Australia's honey industry from a devastating mite plague. Australia is the last major honey-producing nation to be hit by a varroa mite...
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