The Natural Resources Defense Council has recently created a donation fund to prevent major chemical companies Dow, Bayer, Monsanto and Syngenta from using toxic pesticides which endanger the lives of bees. Because this is an important step in saving the already dwindling bee populations, we've decided to compile these great reasons to save our bees, which you may not have been aware of:
1. Toxins found in bee venom may help to destroy HIV. Their venom contains a substance called "melittin", which is capable of piercing small holes the protective envelope surrounding the HIV virus.