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Our bees need us: Part 1

Bees – our most precious insects – are in trouble in Vancouver and around the world.

Three years ago there were 12,000 honey beehives on Vancouver Island. This year there are 2,000.

One out of three bites we take depend on bees. We consume the honey that they make and we consume the crops they pollinate: kale, broccoli, cabbage, apples, pears, blueberries, thyme and basil, for starters. Read more