The Death Of Bees

915 Words Apr 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Within the last ten years we have noticed a great loss in honeybees around the United States. Between the years 2010 and 2015 the death of bees has skyrocketed. The decline of the honeybees has become a huge issue that should be taken very seriously because of the fact that they are one of the few reasons why and how our crops are grown. One reasons why our honey bees are going extinct is because of the products used in our home, daily. Another reason why our honey bees are becoming extinct is due to the climate change. Even though this seems irreversible, there are many ways we can make a change in the extinction of the honeybees. It may seem as if the need for bees is not as serious as people might make it, but in reality bees are here because they are needed to help us humans survive. With the support from a large percentage of the U.S as a country we will be able to change the outcome of a dying species of much needed animals. Since 2006 beekeepers have been noticing their honeybee populations have been dying off at an increasingly rapid rate. Joachim Hagopian, the author of “Death and Extinction of the Bees,” makes similar statements as the author Darryl Fears has made. Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) as this loss of bee phenomenon has been called is currently recognized as such an urgent crisis that a month ago (February 2014) Newsweek ran an article outlining the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announcement that it will provide a $3 Million subsidy in…

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