Exclusive: Insects could vanish within a century at current rate of decline, says global review
The world’s insects are hurtling down the path to extinction, threatening a “catastrophic collapse of nature’s ecosystems”, according to the first global scientific review.
- Damian Carrington
- The Guardian
More than 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, the analysis found.
The rate of extinction is eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles.
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