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Bumblebees proved more comfortable in megacities, not in nature

They say that the air is cleaner in nature, all natural and generally pleasant, but at least for bees this hypothesis is erroneous. A new study of specialists from the University of London showed that bumblebees live much better in the urban environment.

Scientists have settled colonies in 38 locations: from the center of London and ending with small villages and farms. It turned out that, contrary to previous hypotheses, pollination, the reproduction of bee workers occurs better within the city, as well as their life expectancy.

Specialists have suggested that insects on farms can scare away the chemical-coated flowers. Researchers intend to continue monitoring and develop new approaches for creating farms that will provide insects with more comfortable conditions.

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