Figures for Kazakhstan (after 1995), Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (both after 1998) include estimates for freight transported by nontransport operators; breaks in trends indicate where measurement methodology changed.
Home gardens can add immensely to the biodiversity of cities and towns.
They provide cover, feeding and commuting routes for wildlife including hedgehogs, badgers, birds and butterflies. If you have a garden, increase its value by planting berry-bearing trees and flowering plants. Rowan, bird cherry and dandelion, among others, can serve as food and shelter to a wide range of invertebrates.
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