The Telegraph

Bees contribute more to the Britain’s economy than the monarchy, new figures show.

Researchers at the University of Reading estimated the overall value of the pollinators by examining how heavily food crops rely on bees to grow, and how much the sale of these crops contribute to the UK economy.

They found that bees contribute £651 million to the UK economy a year, £150 million more than the Royal Family brings in through tourism.

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