This alert from the Alliance of World Scientists (AWS) examines insect diversity loss, the value of insects, and solutions for preventing further insect decline. The following is an excerpt from the abstract:

“The fate of humans and insects intertwine, especially through the medium of plants. Global environmental change, including land transformation and contamination, is causing concerning insect diversity loss, articulated in the companion review Scientists‘ warning to humanity on insect extinctions.”

This article was published in Biological Conservation in February 2020 and its authors are Samways, M.J., et al. Here is a link to a pdf file:

Solutions for Humanity on How to Conserve Insects