[Leps-l] The decline in British butterflies could be caused by climate change
neil at aurinia.co.uk
Mon Dec 14 19:08:05 EST 2015
Climate change could be behind the decline of more than three-quarters
of the UK's butterflies, a study has found.
Some 76% of the UK's resident and regular migrant butterflies have
fallen in number over the last 40 years, according to a joint report by
the charity Butterfly Conservation and the Centre for Ecology &
While numbers are in decline across Europe, the UK has been hit the
worst, with Southern Britain most affected.
Reasons behind the drop are not fully understood, but..........
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