26 Sep '11, 3pm

Nobel laureate and Green Belt Movement founder Wangari Maathai dead at 71 via @mongabay

Nobel laureate and Green Belt Movement founder Wangari Maathai dead at 71 via @mongabay

Forgotten species: discovering the shimmer of Maathai's Longleg (January 13, 2010) Few species receive less respect and less conservation attention than insects. This despite the fact that they are some of the most diverse species on the planet and they provide a number of essential services to humankind, including pollination, pest control, production (for example honey and silk), waster recycling, and indications of habitat health. Scientists are not only unsure just how many species of insects are threatened in world; they are equally uncertain how many insects exist. Currently there are nearly a million insect species described by science, but millions more likely exist. It's probable that innumerable insect species have vanished before even being catalogued by entomologists. Fortunately, the beautiful emerald dragonfly Maathai's Longleg Notogomphus maathaiae avoided t...

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