Episode 5 - MONOCULTURES
Landscape depletion leads to scarcity of food resources within the flight range of pollinators.
MONOCULTURES | Episode 5 Season 1
Among the causes that determine the decline of pollinators and animal biodiversity is the simplification of the landscape. This determines the scarcity of food resources within the flight range of the pollinators. These situations are typical of extensive agricultural areas, such as the production of cereals or sugar beet Among the causes that determine the decline of pollinators and animal biodiversity is the impoverishment of the landscape. This determines the scarcity of food resources within the flight range of the pollinators. These situations are typical of extensive agricultural areas and monocultures, such as the production of cereals or sugar beet. Can you imagine a bee traveling tens of kilometers just to find a flower from which to extract nectar or pollen? This is exactly the situation that has been occurring for years in the areas of Po Valley or the Abruzzi Plain. "In Italy the results of the third national report on the Habitats Directive show that of the 132 habitats of community interest, 67% are in an "unfavourable" state of conservation (27% bad - 40% “inadequate”)" - ISPRA environment
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