Honey bees

Charlotte Talks
9:00 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Loss Of Pollinators

Bee gathering Aloe pollen
Credit Derek Keats / Flickr

We know the world is a giant ecosystem and that we are interconnected with plants and other animals in the food chain. Perhaps the most important connection between man and animals is through pollination. Many of our major crops rely on pollinators to help crop species thrive. Bees, butterflies, other insects and larger animals play crucial rolls in the pollination process but bees are disappearing in alarming numbers. Our panel will help us understand the pollination process and the mystery of the disappearing honey bees. 

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