Pollinators and policy
Pollinators & policy
- Pollinators are not protected under the EU Habitats Directive or by national legislation in Ireland.
- Documented global decline in bees has sparked the formation of a global policy framework for pollinators, primarily through the International Pollinator Initiative within the Convention of Biological Diversity..
Review of policy in relation to bees:
Byrne A., Fitzpatrick Ú. (2009) Bee conservation policy at the global, regional and national levels, Apiologie, Special Edition Bee Conservation, 40.