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National Insect Week returns in 2020

George McGavin – Switching from Academia to the TV

Dr George McGavin - presenter of such TV shows as Lost Land of The Jaguar, Planet Ant, and Ultimate Swarms – joins us for a special two-part interview.

In Part One, George tells us about why insects are so fascinating, how switching from academia to the media was the ultimate way to spread his passion for insects to the nation, and how he impressed Heston Blumenthal with his meal-worm loaf.

Did you know?

Most important food chain link

Every day blue tits and house martins feed their young several times their own body weight in insects.

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