13 Jun '18, 8pm

fireflies

fireflies

Noticing fewer fireflies in the past few years? You’re not alone; here's why and why it matters. Every time I write about fireflies, readers roundly comment about seeing fewer and fewer of the twinkling insects as the years go by. And I agree. I remember summers at my grandmother’s house on the lake where the nighttime air was so thick with the coruscating light of fireflies it was nearly sufficient to illuminate the way in the dark. Granted I live in Brooklyn now, but even here in our garden and big parks, the magic seems to be dwindling. What’s going on? Bees are on the decline; butterflies are suffering, could fireflies be facing tough times as well? The scientific and citizen consensus is "yes." There is even international symposium dedicated to conservation of the firefly; it includes experts in the fields of taxonomy, genetics, biology, behavior, ecology and conserva...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/animals/whats-happening-firefl...

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