The Stink Buzz (Bugs): Insect Apocalypse Hype


First comes the alarmist article meant to grab ’em by the amygdala: “The Insect Apocalypse” published by The New York Times Magazine in November last year.

Later comes the more rational article which asks the question in its’ title “Is the Insect Apocalypse Really Upon Us?” by Ed Yong.

The take away message: We need more citizen-science participation! Check out this citizen-science project finder tool on!

“Now more than ever, we should be trying to collect baseline data,” Ware says. “That would allow us to see patterns if there really are any, and make better predictions.”



Posted: February 26, 2019

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: Citizen-science, Insects

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