Bees play an extremely important role in the world, whether in agriculture or in people’s life. However, there is a serious situation that bees are disappearing. Exactly what is causing all of these?
According to the statistics, there has been an overall decline in bees over the past 50 years in the UK. Where declines in bees population have been observed, a number of factors, such as disease, habitat loss, climate change and pesticides, are thought to have contributed. No single factor seems to be responsible for all the observed changes in pollinators and pollination in the UK.
Facing this problem, The National Pollinator Strategy outlines a number of approaches that the UK Government is taking to address bees decline. According to the report, The UK Government and Devolved Administrations have been working with farmers, business and conservation organizations to provide bees habitat on farmland, in urban areas and in gardens in order to boost populations.
Here is an infographic to show the disappearing situation.
However, bees also have many benefits as the best friend of human.People are becoming more and more inseparable from the bees in lots of parts. Besides, the impact of it has also brought great changes in people’s life.
Here is an explainer video to introduce more information about benefits of bees.