The Birds and the Bees of Pollination

May 27, 2016

If you're allergic to it, you might be cursing pollen in between sneezes right now. But the process of pollination is essential to plant, animal, and human life. All sorts of insects and animals can be pollinators including bats, bees, moths, butterflies, birds, and even lemurs!

This hour, we take a deep dive into the world of pollination, the animals that make it happen, and the plants that benefit.

Also, a new study of Monarch butterflies populations questions the perception that a lack of milkweed is to blame. If that's the case, what is impacting this iconic butterfly?


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