Wild bees and honey are important to crops because nearly one-third of all we eat is pollinated, mostly by bees and honey.
The science journal Nature produced a supplement called "Nature Outlook: Bees to provide a complete picture of everything known about the health and well-being of the wild bee." The supplement contains feature articles by science journalists and opinion pieces from leading experts.
“It is my hope that this 'Nature Outlook' edition on bees will contribute to a constructive dialog on bee health,”
Bayer CropScience CEO
Liam Condon, said. “Protection of bees can only be effectively addressed through open dialog and cooperation amongst all stakeholders.”
Bayer’s white paper in "Nature Outlook" shows how it has contributed to bee health through its Bayer Bee Care Program, promoting and developing ways to care for bee health and making it a priority with beekeeping and agricultural stakeholders.
The Bayer Bee Care Program has centers in Monheim, Germany, and Raleigh, North Carolina, to coordinate activities. The Bayer Bee Care Program also provides interested parties with the BEENOW Bee Health magazine that offers readers the opportunity to learn how they can get involved in bee health and how working together makes a noticeable impact on the bee population.
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