Pollinator Protection - Europe Shows Us How It's Done
From the aspect of food production, the stakes could not be higher. Pollinators, mainly honey bees, but also wild bumble bees, butterflies, bats and hummingbirds - all of which are on the decline, worldwide - fertilize hundreds of fruits and vegetables, making their reproduction possible. Without them, our food choices would be reduced by fully one-third. We, along with wildlife and livestock, would have to get by with the likes of rice and wheat, and without things like strawberries and tomatoes!
A bleak prospect, indeed.