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The economic value of ecological services performed by insects.

 
Emerson White
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I thought you guys might enjoy this http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/economic_value_insects.pdf
 
Jonathan Byron
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57 Billion is a lot of cheddar (and lettuce, dough, clams, cabbage, potatoes, etc.)
 
Brenda Groth
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i continuously see programs and advertisements to KILL BUGS..even on some of the most natural and homesteading type forums and from magazines and books written by horticulturists and organic people..etc.

it just makes me so sad !!
 
Tyler Ludens
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Yes, those adds for "natural insecticides" 

Personally I avoid anything with the word "cide" in the name, if possible!
 
We don't have time for this. We've gotta save the moon! Or check this out:
The stocking stuffer game for all your Permaculture companions
http://www.FoodForestCardGame.com
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