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Old April 26th, 2016 #1
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Default This Is What Your Dessert Options Will Look Like if Pollinators Go Extinct

This Is What Your Dessert Options Will Look Like if Pollinators Go Extinct


A diminished Whole Foods aisle shows just how sad our world would look without bee and butterfly populations.

This is not the casualty of an overzealous kids’ birthday party, but the consequence of a large and pernicious trend: the decline of pollinators. Shrinking populations of bees, butterflies, and other species “is the most pressing biodiversity issue of our time,” says Eric Mader, the pollinator program co-director for The Xerces Society, an organization dedicated to insect conservation.

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