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# Insects

Last year
John Gibbons: Insects are in big trouble and that's bad news for birds and amphibians too
John Gibbons
Biodiversity: The Bee Guy shares some home truths about saving the bees
Paul Handrick - The Bee Guy
FactFind: Is the EU 'forcing' people to eat 'unhealthy' insects without their knowledge?
All time
Earth has lost more than one quarter of land-dwelling insects in the past 30 years
How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave
A nice insect casserole with 3D-printed dessert: The future of your weeknight dinner
False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?
Australia is spending $400 million to stop the spread of red fire ants
Farmers use maggots to tackle China's mountain of food waste
Pest company called to St James's Hospital more than 100 times in last two years
Cockroach infestations are at their highest for a decade
This Irish mam is sick of spiders invading her home, so she's giving them a written warning
Possibly contaminated baby cereal to be removed from Irish shelves
Homeless family finds cockroaches in their hotel bathroom
These are some of the most bizarre dishes from around the world
Straight lines, traffic jams and Garda fans: Here's 8 things we learned at the National Ploughing Championships...
Pest control calls about cockroaches up 75% in last decade
The UN says insects are good for us so we've decided to try them out. Mmmm.
Animals learn the hard way not to mess with bees
Doctors remove inch-long cockroach from Australian man's ear
7 brief moments in your life when you feel like a badass
Is the false widow spider in Ireland? Maybe...
Scientists found a fossilised mosquito full of blood, so can we finally clone dinosaurs?
Wasp cuts bee in half during fight
8 creatures who are making your life hell at the moment
The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.
Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?
USA on alert of invasion... from cicadas
UN: People need to get their heads around eating insects
How insects' wings help engineers...
If only humans had the legs of grasshoppers...
Fukushima caused mutant butterflies: scientists
Ant callouts 20 per cent higher this year
Violin strings made from spun spider silk
US farmers fear plague of 'stink bugs'
Average human eats 450g of insects a year