Why Flowers Have Lost Their Scent


Canarina canariensis
Sydenham Edwards (1799)

Pollution is dulling the scent of flowers and impeding some of the most basic processes of nature, disrupting insect life and imperilling food supplies, a new study suggests.
A vicious cycle is set up where insects struggle to get enough food and the plants do not get pollinated enough to proliferate.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/nature/why-flowers-have-lost-their-scent-812168.html

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