ecosystem

Why we should learn to love all insects – not just the ones that work for us

Why we should learn to love all insects – not just the ones that work for us

Insects, which include more than a million described species, represent roughly two-thirds of the biodiversity on Earth. But they have a big PR problem – many think of insects as little more than crop-eating, disease-carrying jumper-munchers. But in reality, species fitting this bill are but a tiny part of an enormous picture.