entomology

Bug Scientists Squash ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Paper

Bug Scientists Squash ‘Insect Apocalypse’ Paper

Last month, an alarming scientific paper warned that over 40 per cent of all insect species are in decline. News of an impending “insectageddon”—a world either devoid of insects or plagued with pests—was broadcast far and wide by the media. There’s just one problem: Entomologists don’t buy it.