Why We Might Be Saving The Wrong Bees
by Ashley Dreiling
Have you heard that honey bees are disappearing or that we need more beekeepers tending to more hives? While it’s true that the world is facing a serious pollination problem, we just might be saving the wrong bees.
There are 20,000 species of wild bees in the world that also pollinate, and their numbers are drastically declining. The endangerment of all bees not only affects their ecosystems but threatens worldwide food security.
Watch the video to learn how wild bees are vital due to their specificity, some problems with the way we’re currently using honey bees, and some possible solutions for the world’s pollination crisis.