Insects are already under stress from insecticide use in agriculture but the reality is that they are also being impacted by the chemicals from our car exhausts in a way you wouldn’t quite expect.
As well as bright colours, flowers and plants also emit chemical compounds that attract insect activity for pollination, almost like a perfume. However in recent studies it has come to light how various air pollutants and emissions are preventing insects from finding flowers.
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