Bumbles are one of the first pollinators out in the spring, and the fuzzy adorableness of their bodies helps retain heat.
The IUCN has a report out that suggests over 20% of invertebrate species are at risk of extinction. That is a big deal, and we should be worried.
Hot off the press, a new report published by the Zoological Society of London, in cooperation with IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and Wildscreen. You might recognize IUCN as the authors of the […]
Short answer: Yes. But probably not the way you think.
You might remember this story from last August, when the discovery of a species of Waspthulu was announced. The researchers just published the first paper describing this species. Its name is now Megalara garuda. “Because […]
Earlier this week, the internets were buzzing with a claim that Kickstarter is funding more projects than the National Endowment for the Arts. It turns out that may not be strictly true, but it certainly […]
I realized that I had posted about this new publication on Twitter, but not here–this must be remedied ASAP! A beautiful publication was recently released by the USDA Forest Service and the Pollinator Partnership: Bee […]
When I first heard the title of this television show, my first thought was that it would involve a dancing E. O. Wilson in tights. Sadly, no. Or, maybe that’s a good thing–you tell me. […]
One of the really cool things about Entomology is there are a lot of opportunities for longitudinal studies. For hundreds of years, bug nerds have been routinely killing and preserving the subjects of their studies, […]