“Discovering Pollinators” is one of A Rocha’s most recent projects with the goal of raising
awareness among the educational community and the community in general about the
importance of pollinators in biodiversity and the balance of ecosystems. Threats to pollinators are
well documented and are one of the main problems of natural systems and agricultural
systems. Most of them are the result of habitat loss and fragmentation, intensive agriculture
(particularly through the use of fertilizers and pesticides), and climate change.
A Rocha intends to include this topic in the various activities we carry out with schools and
with the general public in order to alert to the need to protect this important group of animals
through the change of behavior that can make a difference and contribute to their
As part of this project, A Rocha promoted “Pollinators Week” last March. You can see the
photos of the various activities here!