Nature conservancy launches the big call: count Everything, what has six legs

The people in Germany are invited to Immerse themselves in the world of insects. The Naturschutzbund (Nabu) is this Friday for the start of the third edition of

Nature conservancy launches the big call: count Everything, what has six legs

The people in Germany are invited to Immerse themselves in the world of insects. The Naturschutzbund (Nabu) is this Friday for the start of the third edition of the hands-on action "insects of summer". It was up to 7. To count June once for an hour everything has six legs, said Nabu-insect expert, Laura Breitkreuz on Thursday in a video unlock. The findings from the balcony, out of the Park or the forest can be made online or with the App "world of insects" will be transmitted.

Nabu helps in identifying

The Nabu tool provides to Count and Identify species, such as a determination key on the Internet. Beginners can also get started with a specific problem: The Nabu wants to know if you can find more Seven-spot ladybug (with seven black spots and a fully black head shield) or the introduced Asian ladybug (with W on the head shield and many color variations).

expert of the world bienentag: "Wild corner in the garden"

The 33,000 species of insects in Germany the system are "really relevant", - said wide cross with a view to functions such as the pollination of plants. With the action of Nabu wool draw attention to the importance of insects and also the Knowledge of the people and strengthen. Background of the insect loss.

For conclusions to be drawn for the current inventory development the data collected so far is still not sufficient, as a wide cross said. You may also unexpected findings arise in the future: "We also collect data for answers, for we do not know the question yet," said Breitkreuz.

"I've got the love"

The forensic biologist and insect expert Mark Benecke advertised in the video unlock to understand the world of insects as a large network Life: "The cycle is a Giant." Man is dependent on it. To the disgust of some people before the insects he could ignore, he said, and spoke of his domestic animals: It was Fauchschaben. For hours he could tell about fascinating insects. "I'm all love," said Benecke.

In a Nabu-Video Benecke actions, such as the "insects of summer", where citizens can evaluate, as a way to see more than scientists alone is possible: "If everyone plays their part, then cool data to come out right." On Beneckes Facebook page it always goes back to the determination of insects on the basis of users ' photos.

High level of participation by Corona-crisis?

last year, about 16,000 people took part in the Nabu-action. 2020 is hoping for a high turnout, because of the Corona-crisis: Many people had the time and the interest for the nature on the doorstep was grown, described a Nabu spokeswoman. A second run of the action in July and August. Salt-water Trick In strawberries more animal hide than PCP salt water Trick In strawberries more animal hide than I thought

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Updated Date: 29 May 2020, 13:27

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