Scientists are counting the number of insects in the world to see why there are so many fewer now than in the past.
Without as many bees, scientists are concerned about the effect on pollination. (123RF)
The numbers of insects is lower near cities. Because cities have fewer plants that insects need to live.
The number of freshwater insects is increasing! That number includes dragonflies and mosquitos.
Maybe there are some bugs you want to see less, like millipedes.
People move in. Bugs move out. Cities grow. Land changes. Flowers and weeds disappear.
Bugs can’t find food to eat. They lose their homes. Goodbye bees and butterflies.