Our campaign to eliminate insects is self destructive

Our Campaign to Eliminate Insects is Self Destructive

Published, The Irish Times, science page, 24th October 2020

Insect decline threatens human existence

The unheralded Dung Beetle is one of the vital insect species in Ireland who is under threat of extinction (Credit: John Finn)

A rapid, widespread decline of insect species, both in Ireland, and around the world may be taking place, according to recent worrying scientific reports.

Without insects, ecosystems would collapse and life on Earth would not be possible.

Listen below to my report on ‘Insectageddon’ and whether ordinary people can do anything to try and stop it.

Broadcast on RTE Radio 1 Drivetime 24th Oct. ’19