According the Department of Agriculture, bee populations have been dying at a rate that is "economically unsustainable."
Yet you wouldn't know it from the stories crossing the wires.
On Tuesday night, a tractor-trailer carrying live bees overturned in Delaware, forcing the closure of an entire off ramp due to transient bee swarms in the area.
Then, in Canada, a massive bee hive was found inside a home. Tens of thousands of bees needed to be removed from the hive by an experienced beekeeper.
And in England, 20,000 bees swarmed a car, covering the tires, doors and windows.
What do you do in a situation like that?
CNN's Brianna Keilar talks to the young man who experienced it first-hand, Rory Edwards.