Berto Jongman: Insect Collapse, Pollution

Earth Intelligence
Berto Jongman

More than 75 percent decline over 27 years in total flying insect biomass in protected areas

Loss of insect diversity and abundance is expected to provoke cascading effects on food webs and to jeopardize ecosystem services.

Global pollution kills 9m a year and threatens ‘survival of human societies’

Landmark study finds toxic air, water, soils and workplaces kill at least 9m people and cost trillions of dollars every year