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The insect apocalypse: ‘Our world will grind to a halt without them’

Insects have declined by 75% in the past 50 years – and the consequences may soon be catastrophic. Biologist Dave Goulson reveals the vital services…

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This Butterfly May Have Been the First Insect Driven Extinct by U.S. Urbanization

Scientists say they’ve confirmed a decades-old suspicion about the loss of the Xerces blue butterfly in the U.S by the 1940s. Based on genetic analysis…

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Amber-encased ant discovered with a new type of fungal parasite attached

One of the best ways that scientists can discover small fossilized insects and plants is encased within amber. Amber can save the specimen just as…

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Why Americans have started eating bugs

We all need a change for our collective good right now, and this one comes pan-fried. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/cicada-pizza-tacos-sushi-are-being-gobbled-why-americans-are-ncna1271345 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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NBC’s Hallie Jackson dines on cicada scampi

She said she also sent a box of chocolate-covered cicadas to family members. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nbc-s-hallie-jackson-dines-cicada-scampi-describes-it-pretty-n1270112 Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you….

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Biden flicks away cicada: ‘It got me’

A pesky cicada appeared to hit President Biden in the neck on Wednesday as he prepared to depart on his first foreign trip of his…

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Cicadas grounded White House press plane for hours before departure to Europe

The press corps was able to take off for the United Kingdom on a replacement plane after a more-than-six-hour delay. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/cicadas-grounded-white-house-press-plane-hours-departure-europe-n1270091 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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‘They’re heeerrreee’: Social media reacts to the return of the 17-year cicadas

Billions of the Brood X insects are expected to make a large return to the East Coast and Midwest within the next week. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/animal-news/they-re-heeerrreee-social-media-reacts-return-17-year-cicadas-n1267838…

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The cicadas are coming and bringing an important message about time

They’re loud but brilliant, particularly for their ability to be mini-time capsules that push through the soil and remind us of earlier versions of ourselves….

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Florida Man Outraged After Agreeing To Mutant Mosquito Infestation

Once upon a time there was a company called Oxford Insect Technologies, or Oxitec, that came up with a brilliant solution to reduce the spread…

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The Release of 1 Billion GMO Mosquitoes Has Begun

Tens of thousands of male mosquitoes are descending on the Florida Keys. But these are no ordinary mosquitoes: They’re genetically modified, and they were planted…

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Stinging wasps are precious, not pointless, say scientists

Much-hated insects are voracious predators of pests, produce powerful antibiotics and pollinate plants For those who have asked what the point of wasps is, there…

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Watch timelapse video of 10,000 mealworms devouring a tomato, corn, and romanesco broccoli

They don’t call ’em mealworms for nothing! <rimshot (via The Kid Should See This) — Read the rest Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/04/22/watch-timelapse-video-of-10000-mealworms-devouring-a-tomato-corn-and-romanesco-broccoli.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=watch-timelapse-video-of-10000-mealworms-devouring-a-tomato-corn-and-romanesco-broccoli Indie Brew found this story…

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Brace for Brood X, one of the largest groups of periodical cicadas

Like people in a pandemic winter, periodical cicadas are waiting for the warmer weather of spring. What’s happening: In a few weeks, billions of the…

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This is butterfly porn

Every year, Monarch butterflies travel 3,000 miles from Canada and the norther United States to Central Mexico’s Oyamel fir forests. Once they arrive, they rest…

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Striking Australian Bee Spotted for First Time in a Century—but It Could Face New Threats

Not since 1923 have scientists gazed upon the Australian cloaked bee. That is, until recently when scientists located a few populations in the wild. But…

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Venomous spiders prompt University of Michigan library to close

The Shapiro Undergraduate Library closed for two days after three Mediterranean recluse spiders were found in a storage area. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/venomous-spiders-prompt-university-michigan-library-close-n1258842 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Dragonflies use backflips to right themselves when thrown off balance

Researchers have been conducting an investigation into dragonflies in hopes that details on how the insects fly and remain stable in the air could be…

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A Quarter of Known Bee Species Haven’t Been Seen Since 1990

A global study finds that species numbers reported in the wild fell sharply between 1990 and 2015. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/a-quarter-of-known-bee-species-havent-been-seen-since-1990/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Monarch butterfly population moves closer to extinction

The number of western monarch butterflies wintering along the California coast has plummeted precipitously to a record low. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/monarch-butterfly-population-moves-closer-extinction-rcna231 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Watch “a bunch of cool looking insect flying in slow motion”

Dr. Adrian Smith of the Evolutionary Biology & Behavior Research Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences & North Carolina State University shot…

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How bees stay warm in the winter

You may have heard at one time or another that honeybees hibernate in the winter. Insects use many different methods to survive cold weather, but…

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