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Posted Wed Dec 26 2012: from University of Texas at Austin:
Bumblebees Do Best Where There Is Less Pavement and More Floral Diversity
andscapes with large amounts of paved roads and impervious construction have lower numbers of ground-nesting bumblebees, which are important native pollinators, a study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Berkeley shows. The study suggests that management strategies that reduce the local use of pavement and increase natural habitat within the landscape could improve nesting opportunities for wild bees and help protect food supplies around the word.
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So this is why one should not pave paradise.

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