AUG 26, 2016 2:02 PM PDT

Can We Save the Bees?

WRITTEN BY: Anthony Bouchard

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?...
 



 

"Copy + Paste" the code below to embed this infographic into your website.

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.
You May Also Like
APR 13, 2018
Infographics
APR 13, 2018
Infographic: How Close Are We to Colonizing Mars?
...
JUN 27, 2018
Infographics
JUN 27, 2018
The Role of Biomarkers In Modern Medicine
A biomarker (short for biological marker) is a measurable indicator of some biological state or condition. The biomarker can be measured objectively and consistently. Biomarkers play signific...
AUG 30, 2018
Infographics
AUG 30, 2018
Combining chemistry: Metals and what they can do
More than 80% of all elements in the periodic table are metals. While we typically think of elements as invisible to the naked eye or simply some of the co...
JAN 21, 2019
Health & Medicine
JAN 21, 2019
The Biological Aspects of Postpartum Depression
The arrival of a new baby is usually a happy event, but it can also be stressful with all the new responsibilities, and physical and emotional changes. 80% of new mom suffer from the baby blu...
NOV 20, 2019
Infographics
NOV 20, 2019
Black Friday: The numbers behind the biggest shopping day in the world
The holiday season is upon us. As we are gearing up for Thanksgiving dinner, most Americans are already starting to plan their holiday shopping. Black Friday is the official kickoff of the sh...
DEC 08, 2019
Health & Medicine
DEC 08, 2019
All you need to know about Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. It is the leading cause of cancer death and the second most diagnosed cancer in both men and women in the United States. Smoking is the leadi...
Loading Comments...