The bumble bee has come under some type of threat in recent years; many bees have been dying off for an unexplained reason. This could have a devastating affect on our ecosystem, as bees are used to pollinate plants. Therefore, the bee should be placed on the endangered species list to protect them from further threats.
Bumble bees should be on the United States endangered species list. The bumble bee population has been dwindling, and no one knows the cause. However, bumble bees are important to our society and ecosystem. Bees are important pollinators of many flowers agricultural crops. Therefore, it is important to restore the bee population.
Bumblebees are important native pollinators in temperate regions. Bumblebees are extremely important foragers. Unlike honeybees, they are able to forage under cold, rainy and cloudy conditions. This makes them excellent pollinators of native plants and a variety of crops. Some crops which bumblebees can pollinate include tomatoes, peppers, raspberry, blueberry, chives, cucumbers, apples, strawberries, blackberries, soybeans, sunflower, beans, cherries, eggplants, and cranberries.
This nonsense around adding any number of animals to the endangered species list is getting out of control, highlighted front and center by now talk of putting the bumblebee on that list. There is no shortage of bumblebees, bumblebees are not endangered and there are plenty of them to go around.