Canada is actually running short of bugs
Ottawa Citizen

By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, September 24, 2017

When Jeff Skevington’s parents used to take the family camping in Algonquin Park, they needed to stop the car halfway and buy windshield washer fluid because of all the squished bugs. But Canada is actually running out of bugs

Skevington is now 52, and his windshield rarely hits bugs today. He is also an Agriculture Canada scientist who studies insects — and why there’s a shortage of them.

“Insect numbers are way down,” he says. “It’s a little under the radar from the public perspective, but it’s really high on the radar in terms of research.”

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