Now, I'm not the worrying type. But, I have a genuine, 100% legitimate, this-should-scare-the-bejesus-out-of-you concern.
This is a huge deal. A HUGE bad deal, really. Albert Einstein (look him up) once said that if the honey bees were to disappear, the world would have four years of life remaining. Now, that seems a bit dire, but would you ever debate with Einstein!?! The dude is the FATHER of modern physics. What have YOU done in your life so far? You know what? Don't even start. And grow up, while you're at it.
Sorry about that.
Here's the essential point about why honey bees are important to us Earthlings:
If the honey bee does not pollinate crops, the crops do not grow and produce the food that gets harvested and brought to the store where we buy it and bring it home to feed ourselves and our families.
You scared yet?
I am. And it's two-fold. I want more honey bees around to pollinate things. But I'm scared to death of them (I had a traumatic experience with bees when I was four, get off my back).
Beautiful readers of this silly blog, I cannot stress how important this is and how much it freaks me out. Apparently my favoritest TV Show ever, Doctor Who, thinks it's important enough to mention in one of their shows! And they're British. So they're automatically 100x cooler than we are. Take note.
The bees won't ask for your help. They're busy making honey. But I will.
How's about you do something today? Even if it's reading about the problem, that's something. Start there and then maybe tomorrow you'll feel compelled to do more.