Insects…an intricate part of the circle of life by Jacqueline Milner.
There are so many life forms that surround us, especially this time of the year. Crawling, flying, hanging insects are eveywhere, above and below ground. These tiny creatures are intricately connected to each and everyone of us and I’m certain help to maintain a healthy balance of our world in ways that we have yet to understand.
They pollinate our plants making reproduction, food production possible. They eat smaller entities keeping their populations in check and nourishing their own tiny little bodies and offspring. They help in composting dead and dying natural matter, helping to add micro-nutrients to our soil thereby feeding other flora and fauna in the process not to mention benefits our own well being. Every single life is of benefit to man whether it is immediately understood or not. A little consideration and respect from us about this absolute truth will insure that we maintain a healthy balanced world which will in turn sustain us. So how about showing a little love and thanks to our area insects. Help it get back outdoors if it is stuck in the inside of your car, step over the crawling critter and keep in mind that most often an animal or insect does not bite or show aggresive behaviour unless it feels threatened or if it senses your fear.
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