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As land-use patterns change over time, some pollinating insects continue to decline both in abundance and diversity. This is due, in part, to reductions in floral resources that provide sufficient nectar and pollen.
Despite the importance of bees, there is a gap in the public's understanding of them.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
The Sonoran Desert is one of the most ecologically diverse deserts in the world with more than 2,000 native plant species and hundreds of wildlife species.
In 1995, Smithsonian Gardens opened the Butterfly Habitat Garden at the National Museum of Natural History. After twenty years, this popular landscape is being reinterpreted to become the Pollinator Garden.