Wildlife & Biodiversity

Vital roles bees and other pollinators play in food chain

Pollination contributes to one-third of the world’s agricultural crops production, says Food and Agriculture Organization

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Friday 24 May 2019

They get it growing

Pollinators, including bees, have declined. According to the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services report, it is not understood why or how, in the global context, pollination deficits are presently not impacting global production when there is increasing documentation of local pollinator and pollination deficits coupled in some instances with economic loss.

Credit: www.fao.org

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