Oslo creates world’s first ‘highway’ to protect endangered bees | Environment | The Guardian.

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Bees entering the beehive of accounting expert and amateur beekeeper Marie Skjelbred on the 12th floor of a modern building in Oslo. Photograph: PIERRE-HENRY DESHAYES/AFP/Getty Images

“We are constantly reshaping our environment to meet our needs, forgetting that other species also live in it,” Agnes Lyche Melvaer, head of the Bybi, an environmental group supporting urban bees, which is leading the project.

“To correct that we need to return places to them to live and feed,” she explained, sitting on a bench in a lush city centre square bursting with early Nordic summer growth.

Oslo creates world’s first ‘highway’ to protect endangered bees | Environment | The Guardian.

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