December 13, 2011

Nearly 75% of all butterfly species in the UK have declined

A study released on December 6, 2011, conducted by the UK-based Butterfly Conservation and the British Center for Ecology & Hydrology, found that many of the country's butterflies are disappearing, with the populations of nearly 75% of all species having declined over the past decade.

Sources: Nile International, BBC, CEH

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