Monarchs and Monoculture in southern Michigan

Mark Walker walkerm at
Fri Aug 26 21:33:35 EDT 2005

Neil wrote:


>You know Ken up there in Alaska you don't seem to understand what modern
agriculture is doing to butterfly populations. Over here in the UK recent
research, including the world's largest ever butterfly survey, shows that
over 70% of our butterfly species have delined over the last 20 years and
they were declining long before that. We have also lost around 98% of the
flower rich meadows.

>Again Ecology 101 less habitat = fewer animals.


Less habitat = fewer animals.  Considering the difference in size between
Alaska and the U.K., maybe Neil should do more listening and far less

Mark Walker


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