It’s a scary time for the world’s pollinators . A study published in February warned that more than 40 percent of the world’s insects could go extinct within the next 30 years. Another study published in Nature in March found that a third of wild pollinator species in the UK had declined since 1980. But one North London council has a plan to fight this trend: a seven-mile "bee corridor" of wildflowers seeded through Brent Council’s parks and green spaces. " Bees and other insects are so important for pollinating the crops that provide the food that we eat," Brent Councillor Krupa Sheth told London’s Evening Standard . "We must do all we can to help them to thrive." Seven mile long corridor of wildflowers has been created in the London borough of Brent and should be ready for pol… https://t.co/uOJTDyDGqw — BBKA (@britishbee) 1557127203.0 The corridor will combine 22 wildflower meadows and should be in bloom this summer. The flowers will help not only bees, but also butterflies, dragonflies and moths. "The team curated the mix of wildflowers with bees and other insects in mind, choosing varieties that would attract these pollinators," Projects Manager Kelly Eaton said, as […]

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here