You can help save insects from extinction by mowing your lawn less often

Staff writer
Low section of man mowing grassy field in yard against sky during sunset

Scientists say that people can help save insects from extinction by simply mowing their lawns less often.

The University of Huddersfield reports that letting the grass grow provides the little creatures with more nutritional opportunities.

It's guidance that's been found to be particularly true for bees, with a US study suggesting that mowing no more than once a fortnight can help the insects thrive.

Find out more in the video above.

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