Insect Numbers Plunge!

Another way of sampling insects – car windscreens – has often been anecdotally used to suggest a major decline, with people remembering many more bugs squashed on their windscreens in the past. “I drove right across France and back this summer – just when you’d expect your windscreen to be splattered all over – and I literally never had to stop to clean the windscreen,” Prof Dave Goulson of Sussex University, UK said.

via Warning of ‘ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers — GarryRogers Nature Conservation

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