The importance of honey bees
Bees are the key to the survival of humanity. Of the pollinating insects, bees play the biggest role in crop pollination, without which fruits, certain vegetables and fodder crops grown for humans and animals would not be produced, thus endangering the food supply. We owe a significant portion of our food to bees, as 90% of our food plants and wild plants are grown and reproduced by pollinating bees.
Ancient times when refined sugar was not known, sweat foods were very rare. People did enjoy sweet fruits in its season or dried, but honey was the ultimate source of sweetness, a rare treat. It was difficult and dangerous...