Insects have loomed ominously throughout human history as terrifying pests, carriers of disease, and societal outcasts. Despite this, insects play a crucial role in our daily lives as the foundation of the planet’s food chain. But something sinister is now happening to our six-legged companions: their numbers are dwindling, with grave implications for the world’s ecosystem.
As scientists and environmentalists sound the alarm, a team of filmmakers sets out to investigate the causes of insect mortality. Their quest introduces them to entomologists, farmers, scientists, chemical companies, and politicians – all of whom fight to be heard in the chorus of voices decrying the mystery of vanishing insects. Join them on a journey through the fascinating and terrifying terrain of insect life, and discover what’s at stake if our smallest heroes fade away.