Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Wind of Change (For Bees)?

A study has suggested that, not only are bees becoming less numerous, but their foraging efficiency is being impaired by the higher wind speeds associated with climate change (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/18/bees-may-struggle-in-winds-caused-by-global-warming-study-finds). This will, of course, further reduce their essential pollinating activity.

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