Updated: Sep 1, 2019
America's honey bees are dying. What's at stake? Quite possibly the food on your plate.
"Most people don't realize that without bees, many plants and food crops would die off," said entrepreneur Guillaume Gauthereau, who plans a first-of-its-kind "sanctuary" for millions of bees in upstate New York.
As nature has it, bees and other pollinators like birds and butterflies are integral to the nation's food supply. Honey bees enable the production of at least 90 commercially grown crops in North America.
But honey bee colonies, threatened by disease, pesticides and other factors have declined precipitously over the years.
"We [have] felt the need to take action to prevent these beautiful, vital species from [...]
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