Cheerios Will Send You 500 Wildflower Seeds For Free To Help Save The Bees

March 16, 2017

People need bees.

Bees are vital to ecosystems, they help pollinate 35% of the world's food. A world without pollinators would be devastating for food production.

And now bees need people.

Cheerios save the bees
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Bee populations have been declining at an alarming rate over the past few years.

In order to create a more bee-friendly environment, Cheerios is encouraging customers to plant over 100 million wildflowers this year with its #BringBackTheBees initiative.

By signing up on their website, Cheerios will send you 500 wildflower seeds for free to help save the honeybee.

Cheerios save the bees
Credit: Cheerios.com

General Mills removed mascot "Buzz" the bee from their Honey-Nut Cheerios cereal boxes to raise awareness for the declining bee population and their global initiative.

The Cheerios website says: "Buzz is missing because there's something serious going on with the world's bees. Bee populations everywhere have been declining at an alarming rate, and that includes honeybees like Buzz."

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