More than 85 % of plant species worldwide need pollination to exist. Which is why food production is being adversely affected, owing to the drastic reduction in bee populations. Although the exact cause for the recent dwindling of honey bee numbers is yet to be ascertained, the condition has been termed as Colony Collapse Disorder, and owes the decline to factors such as pesticides and habitat loss. More on http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/what-a-grocery-store-without-bees-looks-like and http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/5-ways-to-help-our-disappearing-bees
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