Scientific American article

This remains my favorite article on explaining the other story of pollinators; not the honeybee, whose decline alarms in relationship to our food supply, but the 90% of the world held up by native plants and pollinators, whose complex relationships form the basis of ecosystems, and without which, our systems would not last.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=missing-pollinating-birds-hurt-flower-plant