The beauty and benefits of bees and other pollinators

What’s buzzing with bees? In this episode of World Wildlife Fund’s Wildlife Café series, Alexander Nicolas and Clay Bolt have a conversation about the remarkable world of bees, insects, and other pollinators. There are nearly 4,000 species of native bees in North America, but threats like the loss of critical habitat and exposure to pesticides have sent species into a downward spiral. However, many people around the world are working hard to ensure a future for these remarkable, irreplaceable insects! Hear more about what WWF is doing to protect pollinators, what’s brewing in the world of pollinator conservation, and the important role we all can play in this effort.

About Clay Bolt

Clay is the Manager of Pollinator Conservation for WWF in the U.S. and Manager of Communications for the Northern Great Plains Program at WWF. He was a leading voice in the fight to protect the rusty-patched bumble bee under the Endangered Species Act and the first photographer to document a living Wallace's Giant Bee—which is the world's largest bee. He is also currently at work on a multi-year book project to photograph all species of bumble bee found native to the Americas. Learn more about Clay.

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