Buzz the Bee, a ubiquitous presence on Honey Nut Cheerios boxes, has been temporarily removed from his famous post.
The website shows that the company has reached its goal of giving away 100 million seeds, but the free seed packets are still available.
If you've picked up a box of Honey Nut Cheerios recently, you might have noticed something, or someone, missing from the box. (GIS) has launched a campaign to help save the bees, in hopes to simultaneously boost its declining cereal business.
"And now bees need people", the campaign reads.
Although bees were put on the endangered species just last October, they've been in trouble for a few years.
The rusty patched bumblebee is in worrisome decline and it is a race to keep it from becoming extinct, the agency said. In fact, Cherrios says "42% of bee colonies collapsed in the U.S.in 2015". The site put out a few important points as to why we need bees as much as they need us. A 2016 UN study found that 40 percent of invertebrate pollinators worldwide face extinction, and the United States put its first bee on the