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Of the more than one million species of animals in the world, 94 percent are invertebrates. The services they perform, Pollination, seed dispersal, food for wildlife, nutrient recycling, are critical to life on our planet. Indeed, without them whole ecosystems would collapse. But when decisions are made about environmental policy and land management, these vital and diverse creatures are often overlooked. The Xerces Society works to address this situation through advocacy, policy, education and outreach, applied research, and publications.

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Attracting Native Pollinators

Farming for Bees
Xerces in the Headlines

Value of endangered bumblebees weighed in VT

U.S. to halt expanded use of some insecticides amid honey bee decline

Portland bans insecticide to protect declining honey bees

Portland bans ‘neonicotinoid’ pesticide

Portland bans use of insecticides believed to be harmful to bees on city property

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