Biologist Berry Brosi on Obama's 'plan bee'

Dr. Berry Brosi, faculty member in PBEE, was featured on about President Obama's "National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honeybees and Other Pollinators."

"This isn't about saving an exotic animal in a faraway place, like the panda," Brosi says. "We're talking about the possibility of not having nuts and fruits for our breakfast, shortages of tomatoes and melons, and rising milk prices due to a lack of alfalfa pollination."

Brosi is one of 75 authors working on a global assessment of pollinators for the UN's Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity Ecosystem Services (IPBES).

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