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The economic value of ecological services performed by insects.

 
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I thought you guys might enjoy this http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/economic_value_insects.pdf
 
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57 Billion is a lot of cheddar (and lettuce, dough, clams, cabbage, potatoes, etc.)
 
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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 !!
 
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Yes, those adds for "natural insecticides" 

Personally I avoid anything with the word "cide" in the name, if possible!
 
Squanch that. And squanch this tiny ad:
Dave Burton's Boot Adventures at Wheaton Labs and Basecamp
https://permies.com/t/119676/permaculture-projects/Dave-Burton-Boot-Adventures-Wheaton
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