You can thank Apis mellifera, better known as the Western Honeybee,
for 1 in every 3 mouthfuls you'll eat today.
(which pollinate crops of berries,
fruits and many vegetables)
are the "glue that holds our agricultural system together"
Hannah Nordhaus - The Beekeeper's Lament
But that glue is failing. Bee hives are dying off or disappearing
thanks to a still-unsolved malady called colony collapse disorder (CCD).
price we'll pay?
Read more at:
A World Without Honeybees