14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Bees provide the invaluable ecosystem service of pollination. Without bees, we couldn't grow the same amount of food and crops that we currently grow, and we would likely starve. Unfortunately, the bees are dying off, and we don't know all of the reasons why.

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Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Georgia, United States of America
Copyright: © Claire Willis