Insects

Warmer weather means duller dragonflies

October 19, 2021

As climates warm, many dragonfly species are losing dark pigmentations that attract more heat—but may also attract more mates Since the time of Charles Darwin, ...

In some areas, cicadas may be no-shows

June 1, 2021

Residents of the East Coast of the United States have been inundated with reports about the emergence of the Brood X cicadas – a 17-year cycle that will bring the ...

Bird declines tied to fewer insects

March 2, 2021

Some studies have documented insect declines. Others have documented bird declines. But scientists hadn’t connected the two — until recently. In a study ...
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