Living With Urbanization

Bumble bee hovers near bee balm

The world is becoming more urban. The percentage of humans living in urban areas is steadily increasing. About half the human population today lives in urban areas. That percentage is predicted to reach 67% by 2050. How does urbanization impact our insect populations?

A group of scientists measured pollination services in urban and agricultural areas of Germany*. They found increased pollinator services in urban areas and in particular, a higher density of…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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