Study: Insects contribute at least $57 billion to U.S. economy

April 3 , 2006
Courtesy Cornell University
and World Science staff

Insects, through their work of pollination, pest control and other services, contribute at the very least $57 billion annually to the U.S. economy, a study has found.

The ladybug Harmonia axyridis (Courtesy U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)