A World Without Bees

You might think that bees are pests when you hear them buzzing around you on a hot day. But actually, bees are a vital species. Honeybees are the world's leading pollinators, and are responsible for $30 million of crops every year. According to the BBC, bees pollinate 70 of the nearly 100 species of crops that feed 90% of the world. If bees went extinct, we could lose all plants pollinated by bees, which would affect the animals that eat those plants, and the animals that eat those animals, and the ripple affect would be felt worldwide. Without bees, we could lose foods like carrots, broccoli, strawberries, and almonds.

Where would we be without bees?

What If Bees Went Extinct? wouldn't be good

Written by Curiosity Staff July 5, 2014

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