Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists (Via the Guardian)

Experts call for solutions to be enforced immediately to halt global population collapses.

The “fates of humans and insects are intertwined”, scientists have said, with the huge declines reported in some places only the “tip of the iceberg”.

The warning has been issued by 25 experts from around the world, who acknowledge that little is known about most of the estimated 5.5 million insect species. However, enough was understood to warrant immediate action, they said, because waiting for better data would risk irreversible damage.

Full article here: The Guardian

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