Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Environmental news this week...

Do you like insects?

Do you know what they do for us?

Well we found out in Environmental Club this week that they are absolutely crucial to life on this planet... and that they are disappearing far too quickly.

"Three-quarters of flying insects in nature reserves across Germany have vanished in 25 years, with serious implications for all life on Earth, scientists say"

Read more here

One of the ideas we have for a practical activity this year (which won't solve the problem... but is a step in the right direction) is to build an insect hotel to encourage different and diverse insects to live in the school gardens.

Video of how to make an insect hotel!!

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