Monthly Archives: May 2017

Science

Where have all the insects gone?






Entomologists call it the windshield phenomenon. “If you talk to people, they have a gut feeling. They remember how insects used to smash on your windscreen,” says Wolfgang W├Ągele, director of the Leibniz Institute for Animal Biodiversity in Bonn, Germany. Today, drivers spend less time scraping and scrubbing. “I’m a very data-driven person,” says Scott Black, executive director of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in Portland, Oregon. “But it is a visceral reaction when you realize you don’t see that mess anymore.

Where have all the insects gone?

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Quality of Government, Not Size, Is the Key to Freedom and Prosperity

As far as human freedom goes, the quality of government dominates the statistical relationship.

Source: Quality of Government, Not Size, Is the Key to Freedom and Prosperity – Evonomics