You may have recently heard the buzz about the world's bees disappearing but you're not quite sure what the big deal is all about. "What's up with the bees?" you ask your country bumpkin friends. Oh, you ignorant urbanite! I know your type.
When the early colonists brought honey bees to North America in the 1600s, the bees thrived in their new land becoming our most important pollinator of agricultural crops. But recently, their future has darkened.