Edmund Gordon: Carnival of the Insects, 12 May 2022
Show More The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World by Oliver Milman.
Atlantic, 260 pp., £16.99, January, 978 1 83895 117 7Show More
Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse by Dave Goulson.
Vintage, 328 pp., £9.99, May, 978 1 5291 1442 3Show More
“... a professor of biology at the University of Sussex who was involved in the Krefeld study, and Oliver Milman, an environment correspondent at the Guardian, are both convinced that we can’t afford to wait for more facts to emerge. Their books cover much the same ground, though with different emphases. Both make the point that insects are an integral ...”