Bee Species In Europe Facing Dramatic Declines, Near Extinction

March 20, 2015 5:40 PM

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Nearly one in 10 species of bees in Europe are in danger of extinction, according to a new report. What is driving these losses?(Photo : Bob Peterson | Flickr)

Bees are in real danger in Europe, where up to 10 percent of species are in danger of going extinct, according to a new study. Currently, an estimated 1,965 varieties of the insects populate the continent, and both domestic and wild bees are essential for pollinating plants, including crops grown fo...

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