In 2005, North American beekeepers noticed a sharp decline in their colonies. Every winter since then, beekeepers lost nearly 30% of their colonies. The reason behind the populations decline was a mystery, although it is now thought to be associated with pesticides used in agriculture.
FFunction made this infographic to help understand the importance of the problem and its effects on our food supply and ecology. If the high rates of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continue, crops and livestock may die out altogether.