Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Mon Sep 1 2008: from CNN International:
Lights out? Experts fear fireflies are dwindling
Yet another much-loved species imperiled by humankind? The evidence is entirely anecdotal, but there are anecdotes galore. From backyards in Tennessee to riverbanks in Southeast Asia, researchers said they have seen fireflies -- also called glowworms or lightning bugs -- dwindling in number.... "It is quite clear they are declining," said Stefan Ineichen, a researcher who studies fireflies in Switzerland and runs a Web site to gather information on firefly sightings.
[Read more stories about: canary in coal mine]
This item will appear in our PANIQuiz!

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

The ApocaDocs say:
At least, in the coal mine, we'll have a wee bit of light to see the other canaries.

More stories:
  • Temperature rises 'will be double the safe limit' for global warming
  • Dengue Reborn: Widespread Resurgence of a Resilient Vector
  • ( Lights out? Experts fear fireflies are dwindling)
  • Deep-well Natural Gas Drilling a Concern for State's Water Quality
  • Protection Zones In The Wrong Place To Prevent Coral Reef Collapse

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The