To Bee Or Not To Bee Argumentative Essay

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To Bee or Not to Bee
“According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don't care what humans think is impossible” (script-o-rama.com). Large amounts of bees are dying all around the world due to pesticides and fungicides on crops that contaminates pollen they collect. Bees are responsible for the pollination of more than half of the crops produced in the United States, so this is not something to be taken lightly. Action is required to prevent any further decimation of bees. “According to research from Michigan State University, bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat” (foodtank.com).
It is known that large amounts of bees are dying, but why? In short it’s mostly caused by our
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The answer being: “Bees pollinate about one-sixth of the world's flowering plant species and some 400 of its agricultural plants” (new-ag.info). Without bees, we wouldn’t have most of the foods we have today, if any, that sustain our population. Without bees, we would most certainly not be able to feed our almost over populated earth. “If bees were to stop pollinating agricultural plants, foods like cantaloupe, blueberries, watermelons, cucumbers, and many others would no longer be available” (purblack.com).
A world without bees is not a world you would want to live in, or could for that matter. Nobel Prize recipient Albert Einstein once said, “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man” (quotesinvestigator.com). Bees pollinate about 30% of the world's food crop and about 90% of the wild plants. Without bees there wouldn't be enough food to go around. People would die and it’s safe to say the world would never be the same

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