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Jun 18, 2019
Insects disappearing in India as urbanisation and pollution wreak havocWith the rapid disappearance of insects, whose cause is attributed largely to their displacement because of urbanisation, the alarming fact is that India lacks records of its insects. Preserving insect population is an urgent priority.
Jun 10, 2019
Ladybug swarm: Massive ladybug migration several kilometers wide picked up by radarThe large radar 'echo' spotted by weather forecasters was a 'cloud of ladybugs', known as a 'bloom'.
May 10, 2019
World Bee Day 2019: Flower corridor in London's parks a welcome gift for honeybeesThe important pollinating insects are on a decline & scientists hope this flowery invitation will boost their population.
May 07, 2019
Extinctions of million species driven by mankind are looming, new UN report findsWe can feed the coming billion people without destroying another inch of nature, report says.
Apr 16, 2019
No pests in nature: Insects killed by pesticides have far more medicinal value than humans realiseMany insects, used in alternative medicine, are now being tested for mainstream medical products
Mar 21, 2019
Tiny 'water bears' could teach us how to survive extreme environments, science saysTardigrades can curl up, dry out and stay dormant for decades before they come back alive.
Feb 27, 2019
Not all termites are pests; most are soil engineers, play key role in functioning of tropical ecosystemsOnly a handful of the 3,000 or so known termite species are pests for humans. The rest are soil engineers, who strengthen the ground under your feet and keep it healthy. Termites thrive by eating what others can’t or won’t: wood, dung, lichen, even dirt.
Feb 12, 2019
Collapse in world's plummeting insect numbers is threatening to destabilise natureInsects are going extinct at eight times the rate other animals are, which is worrying.
Jan 02, 2019
Newly-discovered beetle species named after dragons in 'Game of Thrones'While Drogoni & viserioni are from Colombia & Ecuador, rhaegali can be found in French Guiana.
Aug 31, 2018
Global warming will make insects hungrier, put key crops at risk: ResearchersRising temperatures will stimulate insects' appetites, putting many key crops at risk, a study says.