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OBKA President George McGavin talk ‘What have insects ever done for us’

4th November 2020 @ 19:00 - 20:30

This event is part of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History online lecture series. As the dominant, multicellular life-form on the planet, the ecological impact of insects is colossal. Without insects performing essential ecosystems services, the Earth would be a very different place and most terrestrial vertebrates that depend on them directly as food would become extinct. The loss of bees alone might cause the extinction of a quarter of all life on Earth. A total loss of insects might see the human population plummet to perhaps a few hundred thousand individuals subsisting mainly on cereals and a few fish.

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Date:
4th November 2020
Time:
19:00 - 20:30
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3rd party online event