The rush of holiday shopping doesn’t always bring us to crowded malls or our favorite outdoor shopping center. Instead, we shop on our phones, laptops or other remote devices for the sake of convenience. Press a few buttons here and there, and you’re done. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is built into these devices, and websites remember credit card numbers, logins, addresses, preferences and purchasing habits to make the shopping experience even easier. But have we been lured into a dangerous world of convenience at the expense of safety?
Apis Mellifera honey bees are important insect pollinators whose impact has environmental, ecological and economical ramifications across the world. Recent research shows that U.S. beekeepers experienced a 43% colony loss for the crucial winged insect between April 2019 and April 2020.