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default 1. Silent Earth: Averting the insect apocalypse

Tagged in EcosystemHealth, InsectApocalypse, InsectDecline, Pesticides

Environmental Health News, 11.12.2021

As insects become more scarce, our world will slowly grind to a halt, for it cannot function without them. 

The author is Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at University of Sussex, UK, specializing in bee ecology. He has published more than 300 scientific articles plus seven books, including the Sunday Times bestsellers A Sting in the Tale (2013), the Garden Jungle (2019), and Silent Earth (2021).

The link is to a modified extract from Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse, published September 2021 by HarperCollins.