Loveliest of what I leave behind is the sunlight,
and loveliest after that the shining stars, and the moons face,
but also cucumbers that are ripe, and pears, and apples.
-Praxilla of Sicyon (5th century BCE)



Insect Declines

According to a new report coming from a group of UK Wildlife Trusts, unchecked declines in insect numbers will have drastic and devastating consequences for both humanity and the planet.  The report, entitled Insect Declines and Why They Matter, points to pesticides as the leading cause of a dramatic decline in the global insect population that […]

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