Honeybees Many people hate bees, but why? In an online poll involving 65,839 people 87% of those people claimed to hate bees. (Amplicate, 2014) Honey bees are extremely misunderstood and underappreciated creatures despite their great importance in the world. Honey bees are currently in great danger of extinction. The extinction of honey bees could mean great consequences for the United States. Saving the honey bees will not be an easy task since there are many circumstances working against them.