What is the link between climate change and insect biodiversity loss?

Global insect loss threatens livelihoods and food security. Image: Unsplash/Zura Narimanishvili

Tim Newbold

Senior research fellow, Centre for Biodiversity and Environment, UCL

Charlie Outhwaite

Postdoctoral Researcher in Biodiversity Change, UCL


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