Plans to protect bees in Wales

Plans to protect Wales' bees, which have been in severe decline for the last 30 years, will be drawn up by the Welsh Government today.

Welsh Government's plans to protect bee population

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Bees have been in steady decline for the last 30 years Credit: Nick Ansell/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Welsh Government will today launch its pollinator plan which aims to protect our bee population.

Bees' impact on crops and the economy is huge - 20 percent of cropped areas rely on insect pollination for reproduction.