In the 8 years I taught high school many of the students did not realize that bees were essential to crops. Somehow we have become so disconnected from the soil that many unconsciously think that everything just appears in the grocery store. Working to save the bees is working to save ourselves.
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Healthy bee populations are essential to the production of our food. Bees are attracted to floral nectars and help pollinate the plant, allowing it to reproduce. Therefore, without honey bees, our lives would be impoverished by a general lack of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and other bee-pollinated plant products like corn, apples, oranges, lemons, broccoli, onions, blueberries, cherries,…
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