What will your grocery store look like in an era without Bees?
One study suggests, mostly as a result of the shift to neonicotinoids, farmland in the US has become 48 times more toxic to bees across 25 years.
Despite the weekly swarms, the world’s bee populations are rapidly diminishing. Their depleting numbers won’t just rob a certain NYPD Detective of his job, it’ll also rob us of some of the foods we enjoy—and take for granted—on a daily basis. « Of the 100 crop species that provide 90% of the world’s food, over 70 are pollinated by bees, » explained Achim Steiner, head of the UN Environmental Program in a report about bee populations.Read more (2014)
In French: L'(Im)-monde d’après