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Why insect populations are plummeting—and why it matters

Why insect populations are plummeting—and why it matters

National Geographic - Douglas Main

A new study suggests that 40 percent of insect species are in decline, a sobering finding that has jarred researchers worldwide. Rocky Mountain locusts once gathered in such large numbers that they blotted out the sun over the Great Plains, rivaling the famous bison herds in size and appetite. In …

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