Why are honey bees important in our life? Why should we save them?


For over a decade, the number of bees in the United States and around the world has been dying at an alarming rate. Since 2006, bee colonies die an average of 29% per year. Last year is particularly deadly, with 38% of bees perishing. Because of the vital role of bees in our ecosystem, we need to protect them.
There are many factors behind bee damage. Climate change, pesticide use, habitat loss, pollution, parasites, and predators are other factors.

Climate change is a big threat to bee populations. Research has shown that when the planet warms up, bees are less efficient than other animals and cannot move north or thrive in a new environment. Another climatic problem is that warming temperatures can hinder the synchrony between plant flowering and beekeeping activity, which is thrown into bloom every year. Their honey and pollen may not be available as a food source for the bees, and the plants are free from bee pollination.
  
The use of pesticides has adversely affected bees. Researchers believe that neonicotinoid, a chemical similar to nicotine, is toxic to bees. The Harvard School of Public Health study found an association between the use of two neonicotinoids and the decline of bee colonies.
The loss of ecosystems from agriculture, land degradation and suburban expansion also increases the number of bees. Replacing small and diverse farms with large-scale single-crop farming programs reduces bee habitat and reduces ecological diversity.

It is not surprising that air pollution is a big threat to bee populations. Pollution, especially auto emissions, breaks down the plant's aromatic molecules, causing the bees to be confused about the taste of the flower and take longer to find food.
Other threats include parasitic worms, which feed on bee blood, introduce disease into the colony and protect the bears.

Decreasing bee populations can have serious consequences for the ecosystem. In addition to feeding other species, pollination allows for the creation of an environment for flowering and animals. The bees collect pollen and honey for food distribution and move the pollen from the male flower parts to the female receptors, thereby fertilizing the plants.

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 78% to 94% of the Earth's flowers and seed-producing plants depend on pollinating bees and other animals.
The pollinating world adversely affects the diet of humans. We no longer have a variety of fruits, nuts and vegetables in our diet, not to mention the loss of healthy foods. These are crops under the influence of bees disappearing.
 
There is a financial incentive to save bees. The most important pollinator of any bee species - crop growth, which causes bees, adds 15 billion to the US economy each year.
The public is aware of the death of the bee population. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the bumblebee as an endangered species in 2017, making it the first wild bee to receive federal protection in the United States. The plight of bees reflects the current wave of extinction of animals and plants, making it the worst of the dinosaur era. Here are the 10 most endangered species.
Five years ago, President Barack Obama created a pollinator health task force to provide resources to address bee damage. The United States Department of Agriculture has announced the benefits of building bee habitats for farmers. At the local level, people are encouraged to plant a variety of flowers to help the bees grow.

Greenpeace and other organizations promote environmental agriculture as an alternative to current farming practices. It applies organic farming techniques and principles, protects soil, water and wildlife and emphasizes the production of healthy foods. Reducing emissions of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases; Restoring natural ecosystems.
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