Future of the Environment

Insects populations have been declining for nearly 100 years, study reveals

The decline could have drastic consequences for our ecosystems. Image: REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Stuart Reynolds

Emeritus Professor of Entomology, , University of Bath

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Lampyris noctiluca, or the common glow worm of Europe. Image: Wikicommons
Mayflies are aquatic insects, which are among the few winners in the new study. Image: Wikicommons

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