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TAKE ACTION NOW! Protect Monarchs From Pesticides and GMOs
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, butterflies, animals, animaladvocates, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 126 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
We all know that genetically engineered crops and the pesticides they promote can wreak havoc on our farms, food, and environment. But did you know they are also playing a big role in the rapid disappearance of monarchs?
TAKE ACTION NOW! Pledge to Save the Monarch Butterfly - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: monarch butterflies, butterflies, environment, endangered, humans, protection, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 156 days ago - forcechange.com
In 2013, the migration of monarch butterflies in North America hit an all time low. Monarch butterflies from this region migrate from Mexico to Canada, but their colonies are dwindling fast because of deforestation, climate change, and a lack of food sour
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Save Monarch Butterflies (or Other Butterflies, Too in Your Part of the World)
Animals  (tags: butterflies, habitat loss, habitat, protection, humans, environment, endangered, animals, animalwelfare )

Cal
- 239 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Monarchs are on the move, but facing new dangers. Long threatened by logging and agricultural activities, climate change poses new challenges. Here's their story and a few steps you can take to help them along the way.
Tracking the Causes of Sharp Decline of the Monarch Butterfly
Animals  (tags: butterflies, human based causes, endangered, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, habitat )

Cal
- 243 days ago - e360.yale.edu
A new census found this winter's population of North American monarch butterflies in Mexico was at the lowest level ever measured
Point Pelee National Park Cancels Monarch Butterfly Count
Animals  (tags: Butterflies, conservation, habitat loss, Monarch butterfly, pesticides )

Julie
- 286 days ago - cbc.ca
The southern tip of Canada is a critical stopover for migrating Monarch butterflies. Point Pelee National Park in Leamington, Ont., has cancelled its annual monarch butterfly count due to the lack of butterflies.
Manitoba Butterfly Faces Extinction
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, Canada, Manitoba, butterflies )

Michael
- 356 days ago - cbc.ca
A research team is combing through tall-grass areas of southeastern Manitoba to find a small, brown butterfly that is at risk of becoming extinct.
Losing Our Monarchs: Iconic Monarch Butterfly Down to Lowest Numbers in 20 Years
Animals  (tags: butterflies, monarch butterflies, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, endangered, protection )

Cal
- 358 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The number of monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) reaching their final destination has steadily declined, dropping to its lowest level in two decades last winter, according to a recent survey.
Are Collectors Key to Saving Giant Butterfly?
Animals  (tags: habitat, endangered, animaladvocates, animals, butterflies, conservation, habitat loss, protection, environment, animalwelfare, conservation, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 631 days ago - spiegel.de
Papua New Guinea is home to the world's largest butterfly, but oil palm plantations are threatening the rare species' habitat. Conservationists and local residents alike would like to save the species by lifting a ban on trade in the butterfly and selling
UK Butterflies Continue to Decline
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, endangered, butterflies, UK, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, environment )

Cal
- 764 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The British butterfly population is continuing a marked downward trend.
GOOD NEWS! Endangered Species Act Protection Finalized for Miami Blue Butterfly
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, protection, humans, butterflies, endangered, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 824 days ago - enn.com
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final rule Thursday protecting the Miami blue butterfly under the Endangered Species Act.
Climate Change Pushing Animals Further North
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, birds, butterflies, wildanimals, protection, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 1055 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Birds and butterflies in Britain are in danger of going extinct as new research shows animals and plants around the world are retreating further north and higher up mountains much faster than expected as a result of climate change.
Endangered Butterflies Brought Back From the Brink in West Midlands Forest
Animals  (tags: wildlife, butterflies, animals, habitat, protection )

Cal
- 1132 days ago - forestry.gov.uk
Endangered butterflies are on the up in the Wyre Forest thanks to work by an environment and heritage scheme in the West Midlands.
Butterflies Close Wings to Avoid Sex
Animals  (tags: Butterflies, animals, sex )

Anna
- 1136 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In the fleeting existence of a female small copper butterfly, sex is a one-time affair.And scientists in Japan have observed that the butterflies have a simple way to avoid the unwanted attention of persistent males; they close their wings.
UK---Butterfly Revival Could Be Threatened By Cuts, Warns Charity
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, butterflies, shrinking budgets, protection, humans, conservation, habitat, AnimalWelfare )

Cal
- 1148 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Rare butterflies are thriving after targeted efforts to conserve them in nature reserves, but experts say that government cuts could threaten endangered species.
Experts Report Positive Monarch Numbers This Year
Animals  (tags: animals, monarch butterfly, butterflies, insects, population, wildlife, environment, conservation, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1239 days ago - redorbit.com
Experts report a partial recovery in the annual winter migration of Monarch butterflies to Mexico,following a devastating 75 percent fall last year.WWF Mexico director Omar Vidal said on Monday that the numbers are still below average,but were encouraging
 

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