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In­sect­sInse have been pol­li­nat­ing flow­ers for 100 mil­lion years and about 70 per cent of oour agri­cul­ture to­day de­pends on them con­tin­u­ing­con to do so. But pes­ti­cides, habi­tat loss,loss in­va­sive species and diseases are ddrivingi global bee pop­u­la­tions into a se­vere de­cline, with po­ten­tially cat­a­strophic con­se­quences for food pro­duc­tion.

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