Climate change poses growing threat to bee population

Increasingly frequent and intense droughts will add to a long list of climate-change-induced perils threatening the survival of bees across the world, new research has found.

Field experiments led by the University of Exeter revealed that droughts could roughly halve the amount of nectar provided by flowering plants, leaving less food for bees and other pollinators.

Bees are already under pressure from a variety of threats, including habitat loss, spread ...

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