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Worldwide decline of insects is a threat to humans

A team of 30 conservation biologists from all over the world has issued a warning about the widespread decline of insects. Through habitat loss, pollution, the introduction of invasive species, climate change, and overexploitation, humans are causing irreparable damage to the ecosystems that support insects. Insect declines lead to the loss of essential services that cannot be replaced by technology, such as crop pollination. “The fate of humans and insects intertwine, especially through the medium of plants,” wrote the researchers.  Read more....

 

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