SMOKE BLANKETS SIBERIA. (EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY) THE 2020 HEATWAVE THERE WAS "ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE" WITHOUT CLIMATE CHANGE. IN THE FIRST 6 MONTHS OF 2020, SIBERIA RECORDED A RECORD-BREAKING 38 DEGREES C. IT LED TO WILDFIRES, LOSS OF PERMAFROST AND AN INVASION OF PESTS. (WEATHER ATTRIBUTION CENTRE.)
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Pesticide exposure causes bumblebee flight to fall short
Bumblebees forage on chives.
A PinP photo.
Flight behaviour is crucial for determining how bees forage, so reduced flight performance from pesticide exposure could lead to colonies going hungry and pollination services being impacted. More here.