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Scientists Warn That 2,000 Firefly Species Are Facing Extinction

Over the past few years, many insects have been disappearing all over the world. There have been small warning signs along the way to illustrate this massive reduction of the insect population, but it doesn’t seem like anyone is paying attention. One obvious sign is that we rarely have to clean off the windshields on our cars anymore.  20 years ago, the windshields of cars would be covered in splattered bugs, just because there were so many out on the roads, but now that hardly ever happens.  People who don’t think deeply about the situation might be relieved that they no longer have to deal with the small inconvenience of cleaning their windshields, but insects are obviously a vital part of the earth’s ecosystem.  Read more....

 

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