This spooky season of Halloween, a look at 7 ‘creepy crawlies’ that are absolutely crucial to Earth’s ecosystems

The vast majority of animals on Earth are invertebrates (animals without a backbone) – such as insects, arachnids and crustaceans. These amazing animals are absolutely vital to our ecosystems: they are pollinators, pest controllers, soil builders and waste managers. Invertebrates also serve as food for countless other animals. Despite all their hard work, many of … Read more