Photo: Buzz Kill: Wild Bees and Flowers Disappearing, Study Says



Andrena gravida is one of several species of wild bees declining in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, according to a new study of bee diversity.

Scientists found that flowers pollinated by the bees are also disappearing, raising concerns about many food crops and natural plant communities.

Photograph courtesy Roy Kleukers EIS/Naturalis, the Netherlands

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