Beetles that depend on dead or decaying wood, often with weighty frames and photogenic jaws—called saproxylic beetles—are fascinating insects, and often kids’ favorites (think stag beetles). According to a new report, they are also some of the most threatened, with nearly one-fifth of Europe’s saproxylic beetles at…
We humans are a loud group of primates, with the constant clanging and droning of our machines emanating from our cities and towns. All this racket may have permanent and insidious effects on wildlife, including throwing a wet blanket on cricket sex, according to new research.
Ichiro Suzuki may be out of a Major League Baseball gig, but perhaps he can take solace in a wasp recently named in his honor.
The world is a teeming, buzzing, biting web of life, everything dependent on everything else in some often unrecognizable way, and a new study documenting a vast decline in flying insects across Germany has scientists fretting over the broader implications.