A 31% decrease of honey bee colonies in the United States was reported in the winter of 2012 - 2013
Colony Collapse Disorder.
1 out of every 3 bites of food comes from a plant that bees pollinate.
Traces of pesticides have been found in 75% of honey worldwide.
In 2013, the European Union passed a partial ban on the use of insecticides.
Factors that contribute to Colony Collapse Disorder include global warming, habitat loss, viruses, parasites, and the use of pesticides.
A hive of honey bees fly an average of 55,000 miles total and visit 2,000,000 flowers to make 1 pound of honey.
An average worker bee will make 1/12 teaspoons of honey in a lifetime.