World Bee Day a reminder of pollination’s importance

World Bee Day and pollinator week aims to support pollinator insects. (Simon Linter/Radio Sweden)
Monday marked the second annual World Bee Day and the start of Pollinator week in Sweden.

Its aim is to raise public awareness about how important pollination is to us, and how important pollinating insects are, which includes bees.

Radio Sweden caught up with beekeeper Lotta Fabricius Kristiansen, one of the organisers of Pollination Week, and asked her what people can do to help pollinators.

Related stories from around the North:

Canada: How do insects survive the winter? Not the way we thought, CBC News

Finland: Climate change brings new butterfly species to Finland, Yle News

United States: Arctic and Antarctic waters breed more new species than tropics: study, CBC News

Simon Linter, Radio Sweden

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