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TED and Joe
July 26, 2020 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
|Donna Nye will host this Ted talk discussion in her backyard, with social distancing in place. In this TED talk, Dave Goulson discusses, Why We All Need to Learn to Love Insects. The talk was given in January of 2020 and lasts 19:17.|
In some areas, human activities have reduced the population of insects by 75%. In his talk, Goulson analyzes the causes of this insect wipe out, describes the probable catastrophic consequences of the total extinction of insects and recommends actions to improve its diversity. Dave Goulson is Professor of Biology at the University of Sussex. Specializing in the ecology and conservation of insects, particularly bumblebees, Goulson is the author of several books, including Bumblebees: Their Behaviour and Ecology, and over 200 peer-reviewed articles.