How worried should we really be about 'insectageddon'? | Jane Hill

Although most researchers are worried about insect decline, we should be wary of the hyperbole of impending doomIn recent years, many of us have come to appreciate the huge importance of insects to our natural ecosystems – from the life-enhancing beauty of butterflies to the vital role that pollinating insects play in our food supply. So it’s hardly surprising there is huge concern over the so-called “insectageddon”.A recent study adds to an emerging narrative of severe decline and builds on the perception that there were more insects in nature in years gone by – and that things were better in… Source – Full Article

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