The insect apocalypse is real. We are seeing a decline in 20,000 varieties of bees, butterflies, moths, and beetles.  Although many insects, birds, and bats offer pollination, the honeybee has become extremely important to the agricultural industry.

Honeybees help human beings, animals, and insects live a higher quality of life by pollinating the crops that nourish us. And, of course, there is honey, which contributes billions of dollars to the economy.

Without the concerted interest and attention of researchers, beekeepers, advocates, and people in general, honeybees could face extinction within a matter of a few years. What can you do to help the honeybees? Here are just a few ideas:

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