After a Flood, How Do Insects and Other Invertebrates Recover?
After a 100-year flood struck south central Oklahoma in 2015, a study of the insects, arthropods, and other invertebrates in the area revealed striking declines of most invertebrates in the local ecosystem, a result that researchers say illustrates the hidden impacts of natural disasters.
Study on Insect Decline Highlights Need for Enhanced Research and Conservation
No doubt you saw the headlines last week: Insects are in serious trouble, @edyong209 reports. https://t.co/vMd3auqnKh pic.twitter.com/kYfPx6WxvU — The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) October 19, 2017 A study published in PLOS ONE […]
Unique Relationship Between Joshua Tree and Moth Documented for First Time
By Edward Ricciuti Rubbing elbows with UFO buffs snooping about the perimeter of nearby Area 51, scientists have set up shop in the Nevada desert near the town of Rachel, […]
Surveys of Corn and Soybean Fields Reveal Implications for Pollinator Conservation
Although corn and soybeans do not need insects for pollination, they do offer floral resources that are used by insect pollinators. So what kind of insects are commonly found in […]