Not a painting, but a photograph I took through the train window – in between Sete and Montpellier
Even hares eat meat sometimes
Continuing the carnivorous theme, an Interesting article about pitcher plants
The iconic palm trees of the south of France are under threat
Hope for the future? Blog post by Joern Fischer about sustainability
And here Jeff Ollerton reflects on the above
Another name for biodiversity offsetting, but it still doesn’t add up
A call for more common names for moths
How insect art can become entomological outreach
Ted MacRae on his latest insect collecting trip – some fantastic photographs
How to thread a needle easily – fantastic but does it actually work?
Using Twitter for ecological research – lots of great examples
An excellent explanation by Stephen Heard of how to present statistics in scientific writing
Some great ant pictures
Fascinating – insects made from discarded circuit boards – the art of Julie Alice Chappell
How insects cope with winter
Half of the UK’s aquatic insects now contain microplastics!
A nice article about a weevil that pretends to be a fly!
Would you eat insects to prevent global warming? An interesting paper on ways in which consumers might be persuaded to do so
More about the alarming decrease in insect numbers worldwide – link to the original article here
An excellent analysis of the same article by Manu Saunders and why it is so important
Prospects for UK agriculture post-Brexit look grim
It wasn’t just green plants that helped oxygenate the Earth
Will meat no longer be on the menu by 2100? A speech from the Oxford Farming Conference
A fairer food supply system?
An interesting account of agroecology in two different continents
Climate and weather are not the same thing – Donald Trump and his ilk need to realise this
What Chernobyl did to insects – an artistic exploration
Some amazing natural history art from almost 300 years ago
Ray Cannon on a big black beautiful bumblebee
Ecological guilt trips, me I gave up flying almost twenty years ago