Insects News

Photos: Top 20 new species of 2016

Discovering a new species is always exciting -- it shows that much of our world remains to be explored and described. This year, too, scientists discovered and described several thousand new…

Why should I care about endangered species?

In the 1990s, researchers in India began noticing something strange in the skies. South Asian Gyps vultures, once numbering several millions, were dropping dead rapidly. In less than a decade, populations of…

Photos: The top 20 new species of 2015

While the threat of extinction looms closer than ever for many species, 2015 was not all gloom. Scientists discovered thousands of new species this year, some seen and classified for the first…
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