AUG 26, 2016 02:02 PM PDT

Can We Save the Bees?

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard
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Did you know that honey bees, both wild and domestic, account for 80% of all pollination around the world? The bees are the ones to thank for roughly one in every three bites of food you eat. Fruits, nuts, and vegetables are all pollinated by bees. To help bring things into perspective, 70 out of the 100 human food crops, which supply roughly 90% of the world’s nutrition, are all pollinated by bees.

Though bees play an important role in the ecosystem, they appear to be dying from a variety of factors that include pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air pollution, global warming, and more. This brings up the question, Can We Save The Bees?...
 



 

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About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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