UK Butterfly numbers continue to nosedive, figures show
Not just in the UK, evidence of butterfly abundance declines in parts of the USA too
Fascinating read from Ray Cannon’s blog – Polymorphic mating in bumblebee hoverflies
Can we grow crops without plant protection products – see this review by the European Commission for an in-depth analysis
Sloppy science – whose problem?
To me this is a perfect example of what happens when people pay to publish and publishing is outwith the control of learned societies – how this got through peer review is hard to fathom!
Richard Jones asks how many ant fossils should there be?