Breakfast with and without pollinators

This is an outreach project for a website we are designing.  The idea is to show what a breakfast might look like with…

Nuts, berries, apples, tomatoes, green peppers, oranges, and coffee are all bee pollinated.

Nuts, berries, apples, tomatoes, green peppers, oranges, and coffee are all bee pollinated.

And without pollinators…

Things like eggs, milk, wheat, and oats would still be available without pollinators.

Things like eggs, milk, wheat, and oats would still be available without pollinators.

In the words of the famous entomologist, May Berenbaum, without pollinators we wouldn’t starve to death, but we’d all get scurvy pretty quickly.

And imagine losing all that colour and diversity from our diets!  Hopefully, this will help to convince that our own health is closely tied to that of the bees.

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2 thoughts on “Breakfast with and without pollinators

  1. hahaha Nice way to help people ‘wake up’ to the problem of pollinator decline.

    I am especially worried about native bees and all the plants and animals that rely on them. Most things in nature have multiple functions.

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