Bees for our gardens and Crops

Maple Buds

 

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“Our quality of life – and our future – depends on the many services that nature provides for free. Pollination is one of these services, so it is very worrying to learn that some of our top pollinators [bees] are at risk!” said Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

“In terms of global agricultural production volumes, 35 percent comes from crops that depend on pollinators, mainly insects. Out of the 124 main crops grown for global human consumption, 87 (70 percent) require insect pollination for seed  production.”

http://rt.com/news/242889-europe-bees-disappear-extinction/

If all honey bees disappeared, it would be catastrophic for agriculture, as we know it, and we would certainly suffer grievously, but we would survive. Nevertheless, over time, other pollinators could, and would, take over all the tasks that the Jack-of-all-trades performs today. This would require profound changes in agriculture to meet these pollinators’ needs such as nesting habitat, diversity of crops, protection from pesticides and more. Fortunately, several groups of pollination experts are already exploring this issue and coming with alternatives.

metallic green bee, Andrena, bumble bee, leafcutter Megachile

http://nativeplantwildlifegarden.com/will-we-all-die-if-honey-bees-disappear/

If all honey bees disappeared, it would be catastrophic for agriculture, as we know it, and we would certainly suffer grievously, but we would survive. Nevertheless, over time, other pollinators could, and would, take over all the tasks that the Jack-of-all-trades performs today. This would require profound changes in agriculture to meet these pollinators’ needs such as nesting habitat, diversity of crops, protection from pesticides and more. Fortunately, several groups of pollination experts are already exploring this issue and coming with alternatives.

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The bees work for Us Lets work for them

dog Pchyolka, a bee-dog. Ekaterina thinks that the dog with its smooth fur really looks like a bee

how to see the bug problem escalate

http://greenpeaceblogs.org/2015/03/24/lobbyist-claims-pesticide-safe-drink-refuses-try/

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