“The insect apocalypse is coming. Here’s what you can do about it”

In Sichuan, China, farmers pollinate apple trees by hand. The heavy use of pesticides means the farmers have to do the bees' work, although hand-pollination also increases productivity and allows for cross pollination.

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/11/13/europe/insect-apocalypse-report-scn/index.html

It’s being called the unnoticed apocalypse: The number of insects is declining rapidly and 41% of bug species face extinction, scientists say.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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