Insect Committee

Insect Committee

Insects make up the bulk of animal diversity and play enormously important roles in the environment. Insects are fascinating, essential organisms whose biology, behaviour and interactions are an important part of human life and livelihoods.

Aims of the committee    

  • Promote interest in insects    
  • Create awareness of the importance of insects in the ecosystem
  • Promote insect conservation
  • Work with community based organisations in conservation


  • Organise lectures    
  • Leads field outings into the field to study insect species and the niches they occupy    
  • Write popular and scientific articles on insect issues
  • Insect identification for the general public


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