Sunday, March 6, 2022

The loss of insects is an apocalypse worth worrying about

The loss of insects is an apocalypse worth worrying about
When European colonists first brought cattle and horses to Australia in the late 1700s, they learned a foul-smelling lesson about how useful certain species of beetles could be. As the hoofed animals ate and defecated, manure began piling up across the continent. Without any European dung beetles …

* View the article originally published here. ** More curations: Al Cannistra at San Antonio ONE here.

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