Just in time for World Oceans Day, June 8th, NY’s Governor Cuomo and NJ’s Governor Murphy provided a victory to local environmental groups by denying the proposed construction of a 24-mile, underwater natural gas pipeline to be located off the coast of NY and NJ.
Bees are vital for the successful pollination of farming agriculture, wild plants, approximately one third of our food sources, and one sixth of all flowering plant species. While pollination can occur from sources other than bees, such as bats, birds, other insects, some mammals, and the wind, bees are one of the most important pollinators.