The Insect apocalypse - a risk to all life on earth?
Dr. Law Yao Hua, Insect behavioural ecologist, Editor, Macaranga.org
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Last November, a scientific report said 40% of the 1 million known species of insect are facing extinction. Experts have now come up with a new “roadmap to insect recovery”, and we explore if it will be enough to reverse what conservationists have called the “unnoticed insect apocalypse”.
Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek
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Categories: Environment, Science, Technology, Tech, Business Analysis, Social Issues
Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, insect apocalypse, insects, extinction, synthetic pesticides, conservation, sixth mass extinction, animals, pollination, cockroaches, flies, moths, beetles, nature-based farming methods, water pollution, noise pollution, light pollution, habitat loss and fragmentation, climate crisis, over-harvesting, invasive species, greenhouse gas emissions, synthetic fertilisers, Green Revolution, herbicides, nature-friendly gardens, green spaces, millipedes,