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Multiple Pressures Threaten Pollinating Insects

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A new review of insect pollinators of crops and wild plants has concluded they are under threat globally from a A new review of insect pollinators of crops and wild plants has concluded they are under threat globally from cocktail of multiple pressures, and their decline or loss could have profound environmental, human health and economic consequences. Globally, insects provide pollination services to about 75% of crop species and enable reproduction in up to 94% of wild flowering plants. Pollination services provided by insects each year worldwide are valued at over US$200 billion.

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