Earth losing roughly 1% to 2% of its insects annually, new studies suggest

Earth losing roughly 1% to 2% of its insects annually, new studies suggest

Climate change, insecticides, herbicides, light pollution, invasive species and changes in agriculture and land use are causing Earth to lose about 1 per cent to 2 per cent of its insects each year, researchers say, resulting in what they call “death by a thousand cuts” to the world’s vital insect kingdom.
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