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World's Pollinators, Food Supply Threatened, Study says

It is a simple but chilling statistic: 75 percent of the world's food supply relies on bees, birds and other pollinators, and they're increasingly threatened. That is part of the conclusion of a two-year study conducted and released Friday by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).  Tens of thousands of species of insects, birds and bats are a vital part of the natural cycle of pollination, and the study found that a...

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