It is an exciting time to be involved in apiculture in the Oceania region. Public interest in bees is at an all-time high, and consumers are intrinsically fascinated by bees and in love with honey as a natural and healthy alternative to less-popular, highly processed sweeteners. This gives a positive base to build from as we, like other parts of the world, work on complex, cumulative and interrelated threats that face bees and beekeeping in our region.

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