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the Good
The pollinators, which are essential if we are to have flowers and food; the biological control agents, which control various pests and weeds; and the pretty ones, which enrich our lives...

the Bad
Then there are the Bad bugs, the pests, which ravage our crops and forests, or the species which are neither good nor ugly...

the Ugly
Good insects can be Ugly and so can the bad. Mixed with those here are insects and that do not directly affect usóbut are essential to maintaining the world we live in...

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