“The way humanity manages or mismanages its nature-based assets, including pollinators, will in part define our collective future in the 21st century,” said Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.
This was a quote that Michael McCarthy and environment editor picked up on is his post discussing a recent report from United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
More disturbing than the problem in general which I have shared on more than one occasions are the responses from many of the people out there. For a sample of what I mean check out some of the comments Michael got on his report… very disturbing…
How hard is this to understand?
“The fact is that of the 100 crop species that provide 90 per cent of the world’s food, over 70 are pollinated by bees.”