Habitat destruction, the use of pesticides and climate change is driving the rapid decline of these tiny creatures
Brightness harms people’s and other creatures’ health, disrupts ecosystems and changes climate
Leader and ‘complete bee person’
‘At the M&G we have committed to redoubling efforts to ensure we offer even greater prominence to the threat of climate change’
About 45% of insect species will become extinct in a few decades because they can’t evolve rapidly enough in a world changed by human activities
Trees in our cities are under serious threat from an invasive species of borer shooting across the country
Farmers needs a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance
The tiny Pantala flavescens dragonfly embarks on intercontinental flights – sometimes catching a ride on a cyclone – just to find a mate.
Insects have different names not only in each of our 11 official languages, but within each of those languages depending on geographical location.
Apart from its scenic tourist attractions, the Mother City will soon boast a massive commercial fly farm with 8.5-billion insects.
United States-based designer Mansour Ourasanah, who grew up in West Africa, has come up with a very different kitchen appliance to help with dinner.
They’re the answer to the world’s food woes, but can we stomach them? James Francis admits eating insects does not fly in the face of reason.
Researchers say dung beetles climb onto their dung balls to cool their feet in the midday sun.
Spiders, snakes and other beings that fly or bite or crawl will be on show at Wits’s annual exhibition of bugs, plants and animals.
The bugs, preserved in amber, tell tales of forest conditions in India before it crashed into Asia
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation is taking seriously the farming of creepy-crawlies as nutritious food.
While they have been fighting wars in Asia and the Middle East, it seems that United States troops have allowed a counter-invasion of their country.