Medical News Wild bees’ nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina
30 May 2019
Some bees are using plastic waste to make nestsJoe Dlugo / Alamy Stock Photo
By Chelsea WhytePlastic waste is just about everywhere on the planet at this point, and some animals have been found to adapt to our litterbug ways. In Argentina, scientists have made the first report of a bee’s nest made only out of plastic pieces.
At the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018, Mariana Allasino of the National Agricultural Technology Institute in Argentina, and her team were studying chicory pollinators in San Juan. At the edges of the crops, they put out …
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