Food Web Fact Sheets

Pictures arranged in a wheel of a variety of animals, insects and bats, shown pollinating flowers.

Pollination is not just fascinating natural history. It is an essential ecological survival function. Without pollinators, the human race and all of earth's terrestrial ecosystems would not survive. Almost 80% 0f the 1,400 crop plants grown around the world that produce all of our food and plant-based industrial products require pollination by animals.

Other organisms, both plant and animal, besides humans benefit from pollinators. Visit the fact sheets below to see who else depends on pollinators.

The North American Pollinator Campaign Fact Sheets

These facts sheets are prepared and provided by The North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC).

Utah State University Cooperative Extension Fact Sheets