Our global food supply is dependent on pollinators so we truly need to be taking care of the bees.
Especially since many species of bees in North American are in danger of becoming extinct.
“A combination of factors are contributing to the decline of bees, including habitat loss and degradation, pesticide use, the invasive parasitic Varroa destructor mite, and other diseases. The effects of climate change are compounding these stressors on bee populations worldwide.”
Fortunately, there is some good news.
“But people around the world are working to create an environment that helps bees thrive. In honor of National Honey Month, Food Tank is highlighting 15 organizations and initiatives working to preserve the livelihood of bees, the ecosystem, and the global food supply.”
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