Zimbabwe: Bees are being saved from extinction by an innovative project

Climate change, pesticides, habitat loss and poor bee colony management are pushing Zimbabwe’s honey bees to extinction. The species provides nutrition and income directly to more than 50,000 beekeepers across the country. Many small-scale farmers in Zimbabwe are turning to beekeeping … Continue reading Zimbabwe: Bees are being saved from extinction by an innovative project

Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat to agriculture by 2050

Scientists know that biodiversity is declining across much of the world although less universally and dramatically than we feared. We also know that things are likely to get worse in the future, with a combination of habitat loss, climate change … Continue reading Almost 90% of the world’s animal species will lose some habitat to agriculture by 2050