Bee hives threatened by George fires

JOHANNESBURG - Bees are the heartbeat of the natural environment.

 Not only do they make life sweeter, but we need their skills for food to grow.

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Fires in George this week threatened many hives.

But thanks to the quick reaction of the Gift of the Givers NGO, scores of mother nature's workers survived.