A Push to Protect Pollinators

Bug Squad   By Kathy Keatley Garvey   February 26, 2106 

A United Nations' organization today issued a global pollinator health report and the news was not good. 

The two-year global assessment by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) lamented the decline in pollinators due to such human-driven factors  as habitat loss, pesticides, and  malnutrition. These and other culprits, including pests, invasive species and climate change, can mean extinction of many species.

Major news organizations quickly sought input from experts, including...