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Why 57 Million Monarchs Matter


In case you missed it in The New York Times, “This year, for the first time in memory, the monarch butterflies didn’t come, at least not on the Day of the Dead. They began to straggle in a week later than usual, in record-low numbers. Last year’s low of 60 million now seems great compared with the fewer than three million that have shown up so far this year. Some experts fear that the spectacular migration could be near collapse.”

WOW! That’s pretty messed up...

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Is this due to climate change primarily affecting pollination/growth of certain plants?