Bees Are Adapting To Our Littering By Building Nests Out Of Plastic

In the 1940s, humans began to get used to seeing plastic crop up everywhere, from homeware to food packaging. Now, in 2017, bees are starting to do the same. During a just-published study on insect flower visitation in the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) in the United Arab Emirates, researchers saw that bees have started to use scavenged plastic scraps to build their nests.

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Source: Bees Are Adapting To Our Littering By Building Nests Out Of Plastic

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