Are bees going extinct?

17 December 2019

According to reports, we’re facing the beepocalypse. Pollinators are dying out, and the result will be much of our food will disappear. If true, it’s seriously worrying. But is it true? Let’s have a look.

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References

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01:14 https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms8414

02:35 https://abcnews.go.com/US/40-decline-honey-bee-population-winter-unsustainable-experts/story?id=64191609

03:08 https://beeinformed.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2018_2019-Abstract.pdf

04:27 https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2018/october/despite-elevated-loss-rate-since-2006-us-honey-bee-colony-numbers-are-stable/

04:47 http://www.fao.org/faostat/en/#data/QA/visualize

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06:20 https://adventuresinbeeland.com/2019/01/14/how-many-honey-bees-are-there-a-2019-update/

06:39 https://www.greatoldbroads.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/44/Winfree-2010.pdf

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08:52 https://www.pnas.org/content/110/12/4656.full

9:50 https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/sustainable-agriculture/save-the-bees/

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