The steep decline in biodiversity is worrying, especially as wild species are important for pollination and pest control.
Temporary reductions in carbon dioxide during the pandemic won’t turn the tide on climate change or biodiversity loss, but summon the need for action.
The largest study of insect declines to date gives us the best indication of how species all over the world are faring.
Insect populations are falling as what they eat becomes more like iceberg lettuce and less like kale.
Wild bees pollinate trees and shrubs that feed and shelter wildlife, provide flood control, prevent soil erosion and help regulate the climate.
Urban beekeeping is growing in popularity, but so is the backlash against honey bees.
Bruce Willis saved the Earth with a nuclear weapon in the 1998 film Armageddon, but the law would need to change for him to do it now.
They’re just one of many insects facing dramatic population decline.
Researchers are warning of a wipeout of huge numbers of insects. What’s the evidence behind this alarm?