Edible insects could be a key ingredient to avoiding a global food crisis, according to a new report, but there are significant barriers to overcome before they are part of the mainstream.

A Queensland Museum arachnologist has helped identify five new species of tiny brushed jumping spiders the size of a grain of rice.

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found a dramatic decline of 14 wild bee species that are, among other things, important across the Northeast for the pollination of major local c

Insects have “no place to hide” from climate change, scientists have said after analysing 50 years’ worth of UK data.

Biodiversity of insects is threatened worldwide.

All serious butterfly collectors remember their first gynandromorph: a butterfly with a colour and pattern that are distinctly male on one wing and female on the other.

Entomophagy is practised on a large scale by the tribal communities in North East India compared to eastern and southern states. Termites, honey bees, grasshoppers, stink bugs, aquatic insects and silkworms are common and preferred insect species because they contain high amount of protein, fat, minerals and vitamins.

Cities in the United States are increasingly seeing concrete in place of greenery as urban areas lose an estimated 36m trees annually, according to a study from the Forest Service.

High up in the treetops of Borneo live “exploding ants,” so named because of their unique defensive behavior.

Climate change promotes spread of mosquito, tick-borne viruses, yellow fever in Africa

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