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This Dutch City Is Taking The 'Save The Bees' Project To The Next Level, 316 Bus Stops With Greenery Rooftops!

The city of Utrecht, the fourth-largest city in the Netherlands, saw an opportunity to help contribute to saving the bees from their rapid decline. Their idea was simple, to take the regular bus stop and convert their rooftops to a bee haven. Their new wholesome purpose is a brilliant, and frankly, quite beautiful, step to restoring the bee population. 

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    New lush rooftops will encourage pollination by honeybees and bumblebees

    bees bus stop - Payphone - su aarthe Rn 29 41 47 247
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    Not only do newly revamped bus stops look lovelier, but the planted succulents also support the city’s dwindling biodiversity. Plus, the green rooftops also help to capture fine dust and store rainwater.

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    Written on the official website of the city of Utrecht, “A green roof is good for a healthy and livable city … that can, therefore, cope better with climate problems. It helps to prevent flooding and ensures that we suffer less from heat.”

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    The officials are planning to install solar panels atop the bus stops in the next few years as well.

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    Here's what people online had to say about the new eco-friendly initiative:

    bees bus stop - Text - Johnny Nordman I love this idea, but what if someone who is highly allergic to bee stings need to take public transportation? 92 GBAKS Clare Daines Was Hutchings Brilliant idea should look at Holland no stay dogs rescue all cats now helping bees. 13
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    bees bus stop - Text - Simon Waters We destroy their habitats and then gift them little patches on bus stops... aren't we just the most generous species ever. 176 Steve Kravitz-Edelman I give it two weeks before someone allergic to bees gets stung and dies and these are all taken down. I wanna save the bees but it doesn't take much for bees to feel threatened and "attack" humans. Then everyone's losing 0 31 Nick O'connor As a gift to honeybees and certain death to all anaphylaxic's Joe O'Hara Go
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