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Insects are disappearing at an alarming rate

You probably don’t like bugs. When a spider or a fly or a mosquito enters you’re house, you’re likely livid. Who wouldn’t be? But there are other bugs––and other places that bugs should be. And unfortunately, bugs are disappearing from those places, including an untouched forest in Puerto Rico. In other places, around 75% of flying insects have disappeared, which means that the things that eat those insects are starving and disappearing, too. David Wagner, an expert in invertebrate conservation at the University of Connecticut, said that “This is one of the most disturbing articles I have ever read.”

Scientists are trying to determine whether climate change is to blame.

Full story at Washington Post.

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