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What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct?

What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct?

Where would we be without bees? As far as important species go, they are top of the list. They are critical pollinators: they pollinate 70 of the around 100 crop species that feed 90% of the world. Honey bees are responsible for $30 billion a year in crops. That’s...

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Do pesticides in food affect humans?

Do pesticides in food affect humans?

The science is becoming increasingly clear that even low levels of exposure to pesticides can harm human health, and children are particularly vulnerable. Insecticides (bug killers), herbicides (weed killers), and fungicides (fungus killers) are all pesticides....

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How does the palm oil industry affect orangutans?

How does the palm oil industry affect orangutans?

All three species of orangutans are critically endangered and have been affected by the growing palm oil industry. Palm oil plantations, primarily found in Indonesia and Malaysia, often contribute to deforestation and can cause...

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