Study on Insect Decline Highlights Need for Enhanced Research and Conservation

malaise trap in German field

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 reports a decline of more than 75 percent in insect biomass over a 27-year period in western Germany. Researchers with the Entomological Society Krefeld used […]

The Insect Word-Association Game

Everyone’s done a word-association game at some point in their lives, so sit back, relax, and watch as Derek Woller puts nine entomologists and non-entomologists from all different backgrounds in the hot-seat and asks them to think of the first word that pops into their heads after he says an entomology-related word. Derek A. Woller […]