Bee on pink flower

Important Facts

Around 270 species of bee have been recorded in the UK Flying insect numbers have dropped around 80% in 30 years! The UK has already lost 13 Species of Bee and another 35 are in great danger. One in Every three mouthfuls of food on average is a product of Bee pollination. That’s one THIRD of what we eat!

Bee on pink flower

Fun Facts

Bumble Bee workers are able to carry up to 77% of their own body weight in nectar and pollen! Did you know? There are over 20,000 different species of Bees! A bee produces a teaspoon of honey (about 5 grams) in her lifetime.

Explore our Education section to learn about Bees, threats to Bees, and what we can do to help and encourage them.