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No bees? No food.
No bees? No food.

The honey bees are in trouble. Since 2006, beekeepers have reported average hive losses of 30 percent or higher each year. In 2012, Maryland beekeepers lost nearly 50 percent of their hives. This is a huge problem. It is not hyperbole to say that without bees, we will run out of food. Honey bees and other pollinators are responsible for one of out of every three bites of food we eat. Bees pollinate nearly three-quarters of the 100 crops that make up 90 percent of the world's food supply. Apples, blueberries, strawberries, carrots and broccoli all rely on bees. Almonds rely on bees. The coffee you rely on every morning? Growing the beans to make it depends on bees. Why are the bees...

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