Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 9, 2020

Bumblebees Are Declining Because Of Climate Change

NPR reports

Extreme temperatures are driving a dramatic decline in bumblebees across North America and Europe, according to a new study, in yet another way climate change is putting ecosystems at risk.

Researchers looked at half a million records showing where bumblebees have been found since 1901, across 66 different species. They found that in places where bumblebees have lived in North America, you’re about half as likely to see one today.

Read full story at Bumblebees Are Declining Because Of Climate Change : NPR


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