Insects in news sma

A large longhorn beetle and his big friend study an article by Prof Michael Samways, author of Insect Diversity Conservation on why we need to look after insects: they look after us.

“Future generations depend on these small animals, so the focus must be on increasing awareness among the young. Research has shown that children are intrinsically interested in what a bee, cricket, butterfly or snail is…Yet strangely, while we care about our children, we care so little for all the small creatures on which our children depend on now and into the future.”