I also recently went to a wedding shower for a friend of mine who's Uncle somewhat recently took up bee-keeping. The favors for her shower were a jar of his honey.
Makes you realize how important and dependent our lives are on the survival of the bees. Without bee's, we wouldn't have fruit, and without fruit, we'd have a mighty hard time surviving.
On a less serious note, this also reminds me of one of my favorite TV shows that is sadly no longer on - Pushing Daisies. One of the main characters, Chuck, who gets a second lease on life thanks to the magic touch of Ned, has a rooftop bee haven.
Favoritest.Show.Ever.End of Story.
"I just thought my world would be better with you in it." -Ned
And our world can be better if more people become aware and do their part to help save the bees.
Here's a list of things you can do to make a difference.