UN Science Report Warns of Fewer Bees, Other Pollinators

FILE - In this July 8, 2015 file photo a bumblebee gathers nectar on a wildflower in Appleton, Maine.  A United Nations sponsored scientific mega-report warns that too many species of pollinators are nearing extinction. These are bees, butterflies, even some birds and 20,000 other species that are crucial to the world’s food supply.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

By Seth Borenstein | WTop | February 26, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many species of wild bees, butterflies and other critters that pollinate plants are shrinking toward extinction, and the world needs to do something about it before our food supply suffers, a new United Nations scientific mega-report warns.

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