Bees often go unnoticed, yet they are crucial to the delicate balance of life on Earth. Thor Hanson takes us on a journey through the history and importance of these humble creatures in his book, Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees. From the earliest days of their existence 125 million years ago, bees have been instrumental in the harvests that sustain us, the mythologies that enrich us, and the very essence of our existence. However, alarming statistics show that bees are at risk of disappearing, which could have catastrophic consequences for our food supply. Buzz is an informative and enchanting tribute to these wonders of nature, reminding us of their worth and the need to protect them. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to fully appreciate the significance of these tiny but mighty creatures.