According to a study by a global group of 30 scientists, in the last few years, there has been a worldwide fall in the number of insect species and an increased rate of extinction. According to the study, pollution, the use of machines to cut grass and the removal of old trees, stumps and dead leaves has impacted the habitats of insects such as beetles, dragonflies and mayflies and also affected larger invertebrates such as snails. These insects play a vital role in human survival as they are responsible for plant pollination and keeping water bodies like ponds and lakes healthy. In their report, the researchers advised humans to take quick action to save these animals in order to maintain the balance of nature.
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