Can you imagine reading this under the pressure of losing your life?
Billions and billions of bees are.
Yessss! The bees are dying in their billions.
You’re right! Bi-lli-ons.
The decline of bees and other pollinators can threaten the world’s food supply. Crops including vegetables and fruits all rely on bees for pollination.
In Vietnam, not many people pay attention to bees. Bees are too small, seem unimportant and unnecessary. Bees are also less likely to be on the alert list of environmental protection organizations. Compared to the bigger species such as rhinos, tigers, elephants, monkeys … the story of bees is only as small as pepper on the dining table.
Bees pollinate a third of the food we consume, and this contributes to an annual loss of millions of dollars in global economy.
Now let’s have a quick look at the world picture without bees:
You see what ‘no bees’ means?
But… how close we are to that ‘no bees’ future? Keep reading…
In America, one third of hives had been lost in 2007-2008.
If bees continue to disappear at this rate, it is estimated that by 2035 there could be no honeybees left in the USA.
The British Beekeepers Association also has calculated that more than 30 million people would be needed to take over the job of pollination from bees.
And it’s not just in the US or UK. It’s happening everywhere. It’s a global issue.
What have been troubling our pollinators?
In our opinion, there are three main causes: chemicals in farming, climate change and the lack of bees’ natural food and habitats.
Bees are leading pollinators.
Pollination keeps life going.
The question is: Can we afford to lose more bees?
We need bees.
Bees need our help and care and involvement.
The good news is: Every single one of us has the power to stop this bee dying disaster, or better yet saving bees.
Trust us! You can. It doesn’t take a lot of time. It doesn’t cost any money. And it is certainly not hard at all.
Still wondering how you can help? Seek here.