argylesock says… This is an interesting article about bees in the States. Here in Britain too, and in continental Europe, people are noticing how we need our wild bees and other pollinators as well as our honeybees.
NPR wrote about the conflicted relationship between crops and native bees. An essential part of growing many food crops is pollination by bees. Native bees are an essential pollinator. However cultivating land for crops often destroys native bee habitat. Read more at: Wild Bees Are Good For Crops, But Crops Are Bad For Bees : The Salt : NPR