TITLE

How are monarch butterflies doing today? They used to pass through my area in big numbers but in the last few years there seem to be many fewer

AUTHOR(S)
Scheer, Roddy
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Earth Talk: Questions & Answers About Our Environment;6/09/2013, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a decline in the population of monarch butterflies. It mentions that such butterflies travel from Canada to the U.S. and hibernate in central Mexico's forests. It notes a report from the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas indicating a 59 percent decrease in their occupied areas since 2011. It also notes that their yearly migration was recognized by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature as an endangered biological phenomenon.
ACCESSION #
89645321

 

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