A Few Last Words on Why Bees Are Important. In a very real way, we all need bees.
The insects play an important role in our ecosystem. We all know that they help with agriculture and farming and pollinate our crops.
It’s understandable why we want them around. Bees produce food, Bees pollinate flowering plants, and obviously Bees make honey to collect for winter storage. In nature, the species that are most important to pollinate are usually the bees with similar types of nests, and those that are able to move from one flower to the next.
In reality however, we aren’t always able to see the whole picture. While we want flowers and plants to flourish and grow, there are also other factors that determine whether or not these things happen. One example is the existence and absence of insects. Without insects, the ecosystem would be devoid of the natural diversity it has.
Bees and other insects are very important for our ecosystem as well. They eat a significant amount of plant material. If we cut down the number of these insects or reduce their numbers to unacceptable levels, some plants will die. This, in turn, would hurt the local eco-system by decreasing plant diversity and ultimately reducing the fruits and vegetables that our society takes advantage of. This is why we rely on such things as commercial bee pollination.
Bee wax is a key component in this modern era as well. Pollination by insects, particularly bees, is necessary for the growth of a variety of crops. Without the bees, some crops simply wouldn’t develop. Some fruits and vegetables, for instance, simply couldn’t exist without the beeswax that makes their skin hard.
Many people argue against the importance of bees in the eco-system because they see their interference with farming as an attempt to control nature. They would like to see more nature in fields rather than more crops being produced. However, this is actually a mistaken belief. The fact is that bees contribute greatly to the pollinating process because they act as “natural pollinators” that find flowers, weeds, fruit trees, and other vegetation and gather nectar and pollen from them to be used by plant species.
While it’s true that some people might see beeswax as an unwanted intrusion into their lives, it’s time to realize that bees have an important role to play in our ecosystem. Without bees, there would be no food produced by plants, which would lead to an eventual decline in the world’s agricultural output. This would not only harm humans tremendously, but would also threaten the existence of other animals. As such, it’s essential to understand why bees are so vital to the existence of our planet. Understanding bees will help us appreciate bees, as well as appreciate the fact that we have so amazingly provided for them by bringing them into our lives.
There are a few different species of bees, including the varroa mite, which is responsible for killing millions of bees every year. Scientists are particularly concerned about the decline in bee populations that have occurred recently due to various environmental factors, including mites. One of the best ways to ensure the survival of bee species is through planting flowers that attract specific bee species. One common flower that attracts a specific species of bee is the marigold. This flower attracts bees from a variety of habitats, including Mediterranean areas, Africa, and Asia.
By planting different species of flowers that attract specific bee species, we can ensure that we’re providing flowers and plants that are vital to the survival of our environment and species.
Provided by Antonio Westley
Disclaimer: This article is meant to be seen as an overview of this subject and not a reflection of viewpoints or opinions as nothing is definitive. So, make sure to do your research and feel free to use this information at your own discretion.