The Organic Center
turned its favorite studies from 2014 into resolutions for 2015!
Number seven: The more the merrier! Support biodiversity.
A study in the Journal of Applied Ecology found that organic farms support more species than conventional farms. On average, organic farms support 34 percent more plant, insect, and animal species than conventional farms. When the researchers looked at pollinators such as bees individually, they found that organic farms had 50 percent higher species diversity.
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