Endangered: Pollinators
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Endangered: Pollinators

What would your morning be like without coffee?? If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what if apples were scarce?? Almonds are a great healthy snack, but if things keep going the way they are we won’t have very many of those either! Why are there foods that could be harder to come by? According to this article on the NPR website over 75% of the world’s crops depend on bees and butterflies for pollination. Wild bees and butterflies are becoming threatened by things like land use, intensive farming practices, other invasive insects, pesticides and climate change. Read more of the article for what can be done and what research needs to happen so we can all make sure to get our caffeine in morning – especially on Mondays!

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