Episode 11: The Global Insect Decline

In this episode I explore the implications the global insect decline. Why are insects in decline and, more importantly why should you care? What actions can we take in cities and in rural areas to support insect flourishing?


  1. Study 1: More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas
  2. Study 2: Climate-driven declines in arthropod abundance restructure a rainforest food web
  3. Some information about the court case against Monsanto.

An Irish bumblebee spotted while hiking up the Cliffs of Moher.

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