Blue-banded bee (Creative Commons)

Blue-banded bee (Creative Commons)

Helping wild bees work for farmers

A major research project aims to improve Australian food production by better understanding the complex life of wild bees. James Grubel reports.

They happily work seven days a week, make little fuss, but are a major source of productivity for Australian farms.

And they do it all for free.Meet Australia’s native bees.