Climate breakdown, pesticide use and modern farming techniques are to blame for rapid population declines.
Many species that pollinate plants including wild bees and butterflies are shrinking toward extinction.
Human food supplies are threatened.
Pollinators threatened with extinction:
🐝 🦋 40% of invertebrate species (bees, butterflies etc)
🦇 🐦 16% of vertebrate (bats & birds etc)
▪️habitat loss due to development
We cannot survive without pollinators.
'Insects are at the heart of every kind of ecological process'
'If you're a bee and you are sick and poisoned and hungry all at the same time, then it is not surprising you might die.'
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