Insects

Plummeting insect numbers ‘threaten collapse of nature’

Monarch butterfly numbers plummet 86 percent in California

Insect collapse: ‘We are destroying our life support systems’

The Insect Apocalypse Is Here – What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth? — “the population of monarch butterflies fell by 90 percent in the last 20 years, a loss of 900 million individuals; the rusty-patched bumblebee, which once lived in 28 states, dropped by 87 percent over the same period.”

Where Have All Our Insects Gone?  “Insects make up about two-thirds of all life on Earth [but] there has been some kind of horrific decline… If we lose the insects, then everything is going to collapse.”

Insect Decimation Upstages Global Warming

Western Monarch Butterfly Count Lowest This Decade, Raising Fears of Extinction

Flying Insects Have Declined By More Than 75% Over Almost 30 Years