Imagine walking through the produce section of your local food market and seeing empty shelves that once were filled with colorful fruits and vegetables. Imagine no longer having almond milk to pour into your morning coffee. Or imagine that hamburger you ate for lunch yesterday was unavailable due to a shortage of beef.
This would be the reality of a world without honeybees. Around the world, honeybees pollinate 80% of food crops, affecting one out of every four bites of food we eat.