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Is the “insect apocalypse” real?

This week, we hit the road in rural Texas for our weirdest experiment yet. We’re collecting all the bugs that splat on our car’s windshield. It’s a silly project that hints at a very serious issue: the decline of insect populations around the world. It’s mysterious and disturbing…but might be different from what you’ve been hearing on the news.

Here are links to the papers we mentioned in this video:
PLOS ONE http://bit.ly/2xCheuL
ScienceDirect – http://bit.ly/2xChhqr
NY Times – https://nyti.ms/30qZ3o1
The Atlantic – http://bit.ly/2XOjNsg
American Scientist – http://bit.ly/2LFV2bj

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