Research has found that intensive croplands in tropical regions are driving declines of pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Sustainable practices in both urban and agricultural areas are essential if we are to prevent these losses and protect our food crops.
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The gentle green glow which gives this special insect its name emanates from the lower abdomen of females on summer evenings, peaking in June and July.
Members of the family specialise in scavenging a variety of plant and animal matter from hair and dry skin to pollen to dead insects, which probably explains the long-dead specimens resembling the aforementioned A.verbasci littering the deceased-fly-detritus rich windowsills of a rather crumbling flat I lived in last year.