Trends in the status of insects

In terms of number of species, insects form the majority of diversity of all known species both worldwide (58%) and in Ireland (37%).  Monitoring changes in insect populations identifies broader changes in Ireland's environment and is a fundamental step toward conserving insect diversity and the essential ecosystem services they provide.

Relevant Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Created: 2014-03-13 12:38:26 | Updated: 2015-12-08 14:41:36