Buzz, sting, bite : why we need insects

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Moffatt, Lucy, translator.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
First Simon & Schuster edition.
9781982112875, 1982112875
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xix, 235 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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"Originally published in 2018 in Norway by J.M. Stenersens Forlag as Insektenes Planet."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-224) and index.
"...we would not have honey without honeybees, but without the pinhead-sized chocolate midge, cocoa flowers would not pollinate. No cocoa, no chocolate. The ink that was used to write the Declaration of Independence was derived from galls on oak trees, which are induced by a small wasp. The fruit fly was essential to medical and biological research experiments that resulted in six Nobel prizes. Blowfly larva can clean difficult wounds; flour beetle larva can digest plastic; several species of insects have been essential to the development of antibiotics. Insects turn dead plants and animals into soil. They pollinate flowers, including crops that we depend on. They provide food for other animals, such as birds and bats. They control organisms that are harmful to humans. Life as we know it depends on these small creatures."


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sverdrup-Thygeson, A., & Moffatt, L. (2019). Buzz, sting, bite: why we need insects (First Simon & Schuster edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne and Lucy, Moffatt. 2019. Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne and Lucy, Moffatt. Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne,, and Lucy Moffatt. Buzz, Sting, Bite: Why We Need Insects First Simon & Schuster edition., Simon & Schuster, 2019.

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