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From the Ted Talk "Noah Wilson-Rich: Every city needs healthy honey bees"

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So one thing I want to encourage you to think about is the idea of what an urban island is. You think in the city maybe the temperature's warmer. Why are bees doing better in the iytc? This is a big question now to help us understand why they should be in the city. Perhaps there's more pollen in the city. With the trains cogimn in to urban hubs, they can carry lenopl with them, very light pollen, and it's just a big supermarket in the city. A lot of enndil trees live along the rldaorai tracks. Perhaps there are fewer pesticides in the cities than there are in [rural] areas. Perhaps there are other things that we're just not thinking about yet, but that's one idea to think about, urban ssalnid.

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So one thing I want to encourage you to think about is the idea of what an urban island is. You think in the city maybe the temperature's warmer. Why are bees doing better in the ____? This is a big question now to help us understand why they should be in the city. Perhaps there's more pollen in the city. With the trains ______ in to urban hubs, they can carry ______ with them, very light pollen, and it's just a big supermarket in the city. A lot of ______ trees live along the ________ tracks. Perhaps there are fewer pesticides in the cities than there are in [rural] areas. Perhaps there are other things that we're just not thinking about yet, but that's one idea to think about, urban _______.

Solution

  1. pollen
  2. linden
  3. city
  4. coming
  5. islands
  6. railroad

Original Text

So one thing I want to encourage you to think about is the idea of what an urban island is. You think in the city maybe the temperature's warmer. Why are bees doing better in the city? This is a big question now to help us understand why they should be in the city. Perhaps there's more pollen in the city. With the trains coming in to urban hubs, they can carry pollen with them, very light pollen, and it's just a big supermarket in the city. A lot of linden trees live along the railroad tracks. Perhaps there are fewer pesticides in the cities than there are in [rural] areas. Perhaps there are other things that we're just not thinking about yet, but that's one idea to think about, urban islands.

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varroa mite 5
urban beekeeping 3

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