Insects


Bujaruelo Pass

‘Magical’ insect migration across the Pyrenees

ByStuart ButlerJun 18, 2024
Scientists have discovered a massive insect migration across one particular mountain pass in the Pyrenees.
Small tortoiseshell

How to give a helping hand to butterflies

ByStuart ButlerJun 8, 2024
Britain's butterflies are in trouble, but giving our butterflies a helping hand is something almost all of us can do wherever you live.
Survey reveals changing fortunes of British butterflies

Survey reveals changing fortunes of British butterflies

ByStuart ButlerApr 5, 2024
The results of the 2023 UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme reveal the changing fortunes of some British butterflies.
Flowers adapting to a world without insects

Flowers adapting to a world without insects

ByStuart ButlerDec 23, 2023
New study reveals that as insect populations in Europe fall so some plants are turning to self-pollination.
‘What’s for dinner’? ‘It’s fried crickets’

‘What’s for dinner’? ‘It’s fried crickets’

ByStuart ButlerNov 29, 2023
Will insects be the superfood of the future? Experts say that eating insects is good for us and good for the planet.
Could insects really be the answer to feeding the world?

Could insects really be the answer to feeding the world?

ByKatie BurtonFeb 28, 2020

Grasshoppers made into powder for use in other foodstuffs Image: Shutterstock Scientists and businesses are convinced that farming insects could…