We have already reached catastrophic system collapse. Recognising that is the first step to fighting it.
The new "Eat-a-Bug Cook Book" has a nice recipe for deep-fried tarantula spider dusted with smoked paprika.
After quite a few summers of his aimless suburban youth spent chasing Cicadas, Bob Gosford enjoys a glorious crop of Golden Drummer cicadas in Alice Springs, after a wonderfully wet year that has seen record rain,
Is it possible to mistake a colour for a piece of food? It is if you’re an insect. Genetically altered fruit fly larvae mistake the “aroma” of blue light for far more delicious things -- like bananas and marzipan.
Bees are disappearing. Fast. But their extinction wouldn't just mean a world without honey: it would mean a world without food, clothes, flowers or birds.
All the rain that has been dumped on central Australia over the past few months has given a stimulus to all sorts of things to go forth and procreate. Cue the flies getting busy, writes Bob Gosford.
Finally! US defence researchers have created the world's first wireless flying-insect cyborg -- a beetle that can be controlled via remote and could be used as teeny tiny spies.
A passionate lepidopterist since he was eight years old, Patrick Barkham laments the dramatic decline of these most extraordinary insects.