This Dutch City Has Transformed Its Bus Stops into Bee Stops

ENVIRONMENT, 15 Jul 2019

Michiel de Gooijer | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service

From Bus Stops to Bee Stops

8 Jul 2019 – In the Dutch city Utrecht 316 bus stops now have a green roof. They do not only look great, they also help capture fine dust, storage of rainwater and provide cooling in the summertime.

It is one of many measures that could improve Utrecht’s air quality. Did you know that after smoking, an unhealthy environment (including bad air quality) is the second cause of diseases in the Netherlands?

Watch the video at the bottom of this article.

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More Biodiversity: The green roofs of Utrecht’s bus stops have also become bee stops and contribute to the city’s biodiversity, supporting insects like honey bees and bumblebees.

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