Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond


Our Native Daughters

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Imagine a world without honeybees. It’s not hard to imagine. All one has to do is a search on the internet for life without honeybees. My search showed 1,310,000 hits. Many of them claim that 1/3rd of the food we eat will no longer be available to us since they are pollinated by bees - mostly honeybees. Some even put a number to the amount of years we can survive before starvation dooms the entire human race...