You may think they’re annoying at picnics, but bees as Science Times has confirmed they’re the most important creatures on Earth. A study by the Earthwatch Institute for the Royal Geographical Society of London found an unbelievable seventy percent of the world’s agriculture depends on the insects, meaning without them, much of the wildlife in the world would begin to disappear.
In spite of this study, the number of bees on Earth is dramatically dropping, with an over ninety percent in the past few years.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, you may have passed on to the fact that the furry little insects are more valuable than we’ve been considering.
It turns out that bees are key to a healthy ecosystem.
Bees are perfectly adapted to pollinate, helping plants grow, breed and produce food – They do so by transferring pollen between flowering plants and, as a result, keep the cycle of life moving.
The vast number of plants we need for food relies on pollination.
Seventy percent of the world’s agriculture depends on bees, while pollination – perhaps the most important function of bees – enables the plants to breed.