I feel ridiculously honored that my series on insect decline won second place in Society of Environmental Journalists‘ annual awards. The series won under the category of “Explanatory Journalism.
Of course I couldn’t have done any of this without my editor Glenn Scherer (who had the idea for the series in the first place) and Mongabay‘s willingness to spend resources on a long series about the loss of the freaking backbone of Mother Earth: insects.
So, it’s a good time to share the series again. Here’s the first article of four. I’m currently working on a follow-up piece!