Believe this about crickets though: If you think humans can survive on a planet where terrestrial insects are dying out, you’re really stupid.
— Neal Oldham, PhD (@DrNO_NC) January 8, 2019
People just don’t understand how strongly linked to and dependent we are on the biosphere. Most have no idea.
If terrestrial insects are dying out — and all signs point to that being the case — then we’ll soon follow. That’s not apocalypticism or alarmism. That’s just the fact of the matter.