Widespread losses of pollinating insects revealed across Britain (via the Guardian)

Wild bees and hoverflies lost from a quarter of the places they were found in 1980, study shows.

A widespread loss of pollinating insects in recent decades has been revealed by the first national survey in Britain, which scientists say “highlights a fundamental deterioration” in nature.

The analysis of 353 wild bee and hoverfly species found the insects have been lost from a quarter of the places they were found in 1980.

Full article here: the Guardian

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