Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

Bee-friendly wildflower meadow

Bee-friendly wildflower meadows are blooming across Germany’s biggest cities

Germany is home to about 580 wild bee species, most of which have their habitat in urban areas. More than half of these species are endangered or on the brink of extinction. The increased use of insecticides, exposure to noxious exhaust fumes, and above all a loss of diverse habitats, are the main Read More...

Plantlife launches No Mow May

Plantlife launches No Mow May campaign to support pollinators in the UK

Conservation charity Plantlife is urging gardeners in the UK to “do nothing for nature” this month as part of their No Mow May campaign. This campaign is designed to let wildflowers grow unrestrained in people’s yards, to provide more food for pollinators. Plantlife has even approached Read More...

UK families to plant millions

UK families to plant millions of wildflowers to help boost bee populations

Since bees pollinate almost a third of our world’s crops, the alarming trend of bee populations in decline over the past few decades indicates ecological disaster in the works. In order to prevent such a devastating scenario, campaigners in the UK came up with an ingenious idea of giving away Read More...

No matter how much space you h

No matter how much space you have, here’s what you can plant to help bugs thrive

Habitat loss is a major factor in the decline of insect populations around the world, a trend that one group of researchers has warned could bring about the “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems.” For instance, the monarch butterfly population has fallen 99.4 percent since the Read More...