By: Sammy Stein
Imagine a world filled with rotting meat, a world with few flowers, vegetables or fruit, a world which falls silent, stinks and is full of decay. This would be our...
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By: M. J. Joachim
The Role of Insects Insects are on the edge of leading technology as they spend their time breaking down debris, altering and eating waste products, creating intricate communities deep within...
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By: Triple Alpha
Insects and that their importance to mankind. It is estimated that 80 per cent of the world's animal population are of the insect kind. With such a number of species...
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By: M E Skeel
Because most of us don't eat insects, we tend to think they aren't that important except in negative ways, but in fact it could be argued that without insects we...
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By: Jonte Rhodes
Many people tend to overlook insects due to the fact that at first glance they can often appear to be nothing more than a nuisance to be squashed underfoot. However...
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By: Brenda Nelson
It might surprise you to know, but insects, those tiny pesky creatures capable of ruining a picnic, are more beneficial to the planet than are humans. Of all the known...
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By: Jacquie Schmall
Although they exist in enormous numbers and variety everywhere in the world, taking on incredible forms and colors, insects serve humankind by accident, not by intention. But serve us exceedingly...
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By: Gillian Taber
Why are insects important? The simple answer is that they are part of the food chain and are useful in pollination. Of course there is a great deal more to...
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By: Greg Spinks
Insects are amazing organisms; they are colorful, like the ancient dragonflies; some oddly shaped, like pre-historic walking sticks; some can fly, others crawl, a few skip and many sing...
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By: Sylvia Harrison
Some are crawly. Some can fly. Some are ugly. Some are absolutely beautiful. One thing they all have in common: they are insects. They are bugs. They are a nuisance...
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