The presence of insect-eating animals has a positive effect on the growth of plants.
Things like habitat loss, disease and climate change are affecting the future of these insectivore species. Some of them are thought of as vermin and are killed off by humans. Preserving these creatures will be an important part of keeping ecosystems in check, Gruner said.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Fight Climate Change with Bats, Birds and Lizards
SHOOT: One of the biggest threats of climate change is insect plagues and pests, and associated diseases. Those creatures that control the insects therefore need special protection, according to this article.