Plant flowers for pollinators this World Bee Day

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Today we celebrate Earth’s miracle workers on the third annual World Bee Day.

Bees, which are integral pollinators, are responsible for almost 75% of the world’s food crops. They perform a service that is almost impossible to replicate. 

From coffee to cucumbers, we have bees to thank for the fruit, vegetables and many of the beverages we consume everyday. 

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), there are over 20,000 species of bees, many of them wild. 

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