The Disappearance of Honey Bees
This Earth Month, we are proud to partner with Bee Downtown to raise awareness for declining honey bee populations.
The loss of these essential pollinators has significant ecological, economic, and social consequences. The reasons behind honey bee disappearance are still under investigation, but researchers have identified various factors that contribute to this issue including urbanization and industrialization, climate change, and diseases and parasites.
Honey bees are essential pollinators for many crops, including fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Without honey bees, crop yields would decrease, and food prices would rise. Honey bees are an integral part of ecosystems, providing food for other animals and contributing to the pollination of wildflowers. The disappearance of honey bees would have far-reaching impacts on both agricultural and natural systems, making it crucial to address this issue as soon as possible.
Protecting Our Pollinators
Bee Downtown installs and maintains beehives on corporate campuses across the southeast while simultaneously providing year-round employee engagement and leadership development programming to many of America’s leading corporations.