Do you know what apples, almonds, broccoli, cashews, garlic, mangoes, peaches, raspberries and tea have in common? Give up? They all depend on bees to help with their sexual reproduction.
In fact, did you know that every third bite of food that you consume depends on our buzzing buddies, the bees? The busy little gals (the workers are unfertilized females) do a lot for us by pollinating plants and flowers worldwide.
Unfortunately, they're dying by the millions and no-one knows why. It’s safe to say our world won’t be the same without them.
Sharp analysis and in-depth global coverage delivered to your door, mobile or in-box.
Plus, access the entire archive of over 500 issues with our digital edition.