Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 17, 2020

US Insect Apocalypse not yet widespread as feared 

Hendrix College reports

For years now, scientists have warned of a coming “insect apocalypse” that threatens to wipe out many arthropod species, bringing significant ecological ramifications, including adverse effects on food production for human and other animal populations. But exactly what changes are we seeing in the United States? At this point, the declines do not appear to be as widespread as feared, according to a new study recently published in Nature Ecology and Evolution.

Read full article at  Insect Apocalypse? Maybe Not, Says Newly Published Study Co-Authored by Hendrix Professor Moran | Hendrix College

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