Back

The Great Insect Collapse

Let's donate

Over 2.5 million species of insects can be found in the Amazon RAINFOREST. But despite such incredible numbers, these unsung heroes are up against incredible odds, with nearly half of all insect species in decline.

February is the season of love, but some species need it a little more this year. Amidst the roses and chocolates, let's extend our affection to some of nature's smallest yet most vital inhabitants: bugs.

In tropical canopies, these insects play indispensable roles, pollinating plants and sustaining intricate food chains. Yet, they face unprecedented threats from deforestation, pesticide use, habitat destruction and climate change. Researchers from around the world are expressing concern about the decline in insect populations. Today, over one-third of insects worldwide are endangered.

You can continue to read the article in our app for free.

We use cookies on our website. By clicking Accept you agree to this use. Learn more about cookies.

Advanced cookies settings

which ensure that the Platform works properly. These cookies enable basic functions such as security, identity verification and network management. These cookies cannot be disabled.

which collect data with the purpose of remembering User choices so that we can provide a better and more personalized experience.

which are used to monitor the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, so that we can provide more relevant services and better advertising according to your interests.

which help us understand User behavior on our website, detect errors and provide better overall analysis. We analyze data from cookies in anonymized form.

which are utilized to establish consent for transmitting user data for advertising purposes.

which controls whether data can be used for ad personalization (e.g. remarketing).