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World seeing 'catastrophic decline' in insect species

Bangkok Post Tuesday, 12 February 2019 ()
PARIS: Nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in rapid decline and a third could disappear altogether, according to a study warning of dire consequences for crop pollination and natural food chains.
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Rapidly Declining Insect Numbers 'Threaten Collapse of Nature' Insect species could die out within the next 100 years. More than 40% of insect species are declining and one-third are endangered, Insect populations are declining by 2.5% per year, a rate eight times faster than mammals, birds and...

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