Animal pollinators help to build a healthy environment. This includes our land, air, water and vegetation, that make up natures contributions to people.
Livelihoods based on beekeeping and honey hunting are an anchor for many rural economies.
Wild pollinators have declined in North West Europe and North America. Across Latin America, Africa, Asia and Oceania general statement are not possible due to lack of data, but local declines have been recorded.
Practices based on Indigenous and local knowledge offer solutions to pollinator decline. People’s good quality of life could benefit from a number of integrated responses.
Pollinators are diverse and provide a wide range of benefits: nutritional and medicinal benefits, sources of inspiration, cultural benefits and many others.
Decline of pollinators include include multiple threats such as Land use change, Intensive agricultural management and Pesticides. Often difficult to link specific drivers to observed declines.
Pollinators face many risks. There are many options to protect pollinators.
Strategic responses to risks and opportunities associated with Pollinators and Pollination Tables, are captured in three parts.
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