Decline of Insects (in Nature AND in Textbooks)

Insect populations are declining… a lot. Recently published research from around the world indicates massive loss of these extremely important animals. Insect coverage in Introductory Biology textbooks has also declined (75% over the past century). Read the article in American Entomologist. Or check out the recent media coverage: Popular Science MagazineLab Out Loud (NSTA podcast)Science … More Decline of Insects (in Nature AND in Textbooks)

Nature and Creativity

Jennifer Landin is a biologist, illustrator and science educator. As an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State University, Jennifer teaches biology to non-scientists and biological illustration to non-artists. Teaching and research interests include: increasing awareness of biodiversity and evolution  sharing an appreciation for all wild life through visual arts and creativity  … More Nature and Creativity