September 24, 2023
Bugs are friends, not foes. Historical neglect of US government to human-insect symbiosis
It is no exaggeration to say “insects make the world go round”. From pollination to nutrient recycling, to biological pest management, and even genetic research — without them, our ecosystem would not function. Insects provide the United States with over $57 billion yearly of ecological service, in terms of dung burial, pest prevention, and pollination.
17 year-old Anna Lovat won The Harbinger Prize 2023