Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 25, 2020

Nature crisis: ‘Insect apocalypse’ more complicated than thought

The BBC reports

Previous research indicated an alarming decline in numbers in all parts of world, with losses of up to 25% per decade.

This new study, the largest carried out to date, says the picture is more complex and varied.

The creatures are among the most abundant and diverse species on the planet and play key roles, from aerating the soil to pollination and recycling of nutrients.

Read full article at  Nature crisis: ‘Insect apocalypse’ more complicated than thought – BBC News


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