Contribuição e perspectivas para a biodiversidade, uso sustentável, conservação e serviços ambientais


A polinização no contexto da paisagem: o que de fato sabemos e o que precisamos saber


Diversos estudos realizados na última década, principalmente em países de clima temperado, têm demonstrado que a perda de habitat e sua fragmentação provocam alterações na riqueza, composição, abundância e comportamento dos polinizadores. Tais alterações na estrutura das paisagens são consideradas as principais causas da limitação dos “serviços” de polinização nos sistemas agrícolas. A compilação dos resultados desses estudos permite identificar padrões gerais e lacunas no conhecimento que poderão ser utilizados para subsidiar a elaboração de diretrizes para conservação de polinizadores e recuperação de paisagens degradadas.


Several studies in the past decade, mostly in temperate countries, has shown that habitat loss and fragmentation cause changes in species richness, composition, abundance and behavior of pollinators. Such changes in the structure of the landscapes are considered the main causes of limitation of pollination service in agricultural systems. The compilation of the results of these studies can identify general patterns and gaps in knowledge that could be used to subsidize the development of public policies for pollinator conservation and restoration of degraded landscapes.


Dra. Blandina Felipe Viana é Professora no Instituto de Biologia da Universidade Federal da Bahia. E-mail:
Dr. Danilo Boscolo é Professor na Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Campus Diadema. E-mail:
Dr. Eduardo Mariano é Professor do Instituto de Biologia da Universidade Federal da Bahia E-mail:
Dr. Luciano Elsinor Lopes é Professor do Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Departamento de Hidrobiologia da Universidade Federal de São Carlos. E-mail:
Dra. Ariadna Lopes é Professora do Centro de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco.
MSc. Patrícia Alves Ferreira é Doutorando pelo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia da Universidade Federal da Bahia. E-mail:
Dra. Camila Magalhães Pigozzo é Professora do Curso de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Jorge Amado, Bahia. E-mail:
Dr. Luis Primo é Pós-Doutorando pelo Instituto de Biologia da Universidade Federal da Bahia. E-mail:


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