Island Press Field Notes blog

Threats to pollinators abound, but so too do the everyday conservation efforts being taken to protect them. 

Photo credit: Flock/bandada by Flickr.com user Rafael Edwards

A European honeybee pollinating pink milkweed.

Photo Credit: Shrimp farming in Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Mike Lusmore/Duckrabbit, 2012 via Flickr.com user WorldFish

Nowadays when I see bees in my garden, I pay close attention. I have noticed at least four different types. They buzz purposely—so focused on the periwinkle blue flowers of my rosemary hedge. I crouch down to examine their fuzzy bodies and the gorgeous...

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