Most older people remember how lively the sounds of insects used to be especially around dawn or when visiting the bush, but it seems as though these days the sound of a grasshopper or cicadas are rare occurrences, but where have the insects all gone?
According to entomologist Cameron Webb from the University of Sydney, researchers around the world can agree that insect populations are declining but they can’t figure out exactly why.
Urbanisation, use of insecticides, destruction of their habitat and food may all play a role in it but one thing’s for certain, this decline in insect populations can have serious and wide-reaching implications for the world.
If you want to keep insects out of your home and in their natural habitat where they belong, it’s important you do so in an environmentally friendly way, that isn’t going to further negatively impact their populations. That is why the installation of insect screens for Australian homes is crucial.
Read more about this phenomenon at : https://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/where-have-all-the-insects-gone/news-story/0c318a3aeb88899bd398d870c6786a32