Etiqueta: Proceedings of the Royal Society B
After a year of lockdown in the world, the results of the ornitho.cat scientific project are available, promoted with the aim of understanding the effects of shutdown on nature. A scientific work in which we have collaborated with the Catalan Institute of Ornithology and published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Two CREAF researchers have taken part in the study, which shows that small, irregularly shaped fields on farmland boost the number and abundance of species. This is because pollinators use crop borders as highways or corridors for movement and protection. The trend of ever larger crop fields is endangering insect pollinator populations and their ability to pollinate crops