Nature and Biodiversity

Why urban gardens are a lifeline for the world's pollinators

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Urban areas might be better for pollinators than previously thought. Image: Unsplash

Nicholas Tew
PhD Candidate in Community Ecology, University of Bristol
Jane Memmott
Professor of Ecology, University of Bristol
Katherine Baldock
Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Northumbria University, Newcastle
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