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10 Fascinating Facts About Butterflies
Environment  (tags: butterflies, species, facts, pics )

Barb
- 26 days ago - care2.com
From those small cabbage whites to the largest swallowtails, there are thousands of unique and beloved butterfly species on the planet. Many of us see them outside every day in the spring and summer, but how much do you know about these colorful
Dicamba Drift Could Put 60 Million Acres of Monarch Habitat at Risk
Environment  (tags: chemicals, herbicides, insects, butterflies, ecological threats, poisons, petitions )

Freya
- 82 days ago - ecowatch.com
There's now another reason to worry about this herbicide. It's particularly harmful to milkweed, the only host plant for the iconic and already at-risk monarch buttery.
Monarch Butterfly Decline Can Only Be Stopped By a Ban on Glyphosate
Environment  (tags: butterflies, environment, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, world, wildlife )

AWAY AWHI
- 811 days ago - theecologist.org
Monarch butterfly numbers are dwindling despite protection of their wintering forests in Mexico, and voluntary schemes to restore their food plant, milkweed, in US field margins,
To Protect Monarch Butterfly, A Plan to Save the Sacred Firs
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, butterflies, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection )

AWAY AWHI
- 885 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Mexican scientists are striving to plant oyamel fir trees at higher altitudes in an effort to save the species, as well as its fluttering iconic winter visitor âEUR" the migrating monarch butterfly âEUR" from the devastating effects of climate change.
Vote to Support the Monarch Butterfly in Wisconsin
Environment  (tags: Monarch Butterflies, butterflies, wisconsin, conservation, milkweed, butterfly decline, monarchs in danger, species decline, extinction, conservationecosystems, climatechange, climate-change, wildlife )

Jennifer
- 1140 days ago - wisconsinrapidstribune.com
If you like monarch butterflies, we need your help. Would you like to vote on the idea of having the monarch butterfly as Wisconsin's butterfly? Do you believe the DNR should create a public awareness campaign aimed at restoring more milkweed vegetation
Butterfly Apocalypse! Protect Monarchs From Monsanto's Herbicide
Environment  (tags: monarchs, butterflies, endangered, petition, monsanto )

Scooby
- 1199 days ago - change.org
Monsanto's agricultural herbicide, Roundup, destroys milkweeds -- a plant critical to the survival of the monarch butterfly. In 1996, after completing their 3,000-mile journey from Mexico to the US, the monarch migration numbered one billion.
Extend the Ban on Neonicotinoid Pesticides to Save All Bees and Other Pollinating Insects
Environment  (tags: butterflies, bees, pollunators, defra, insects, pesticides, conservation )

Scooby
- 1237 days ago - change.org
Two years is not nearly enough for this ban as this pesticide is active for up to 18 years in the soil. Farmers sowed their rape crops dressed with neonicotinoids last autumn and so these will grow this year, affecting the pollinating insects as normal
Protect Monarchs From Pesticides and GMOs PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: environment, pesticides, butterflies, health, GMO, food )

Jeanne
- 1527 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?
19 Crops That Would Die Without Bees - Kitchen Daily
Environment  (tags: bees, bats, birds, butterflies, habitatdestruction, endangered, pollination, pollinate )

Barb
- 2069 days ago - kitchendaily.com
Bees have been disappearing at an alarming rate and continue to vanish without a trace. Why should anyone care? Well, they matter a lot more than most people would think. With summer upon us, it's exciting to see the reemergence of some of our favorite
Save Monarch Butterflies ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, butterflies, wildlife, protection, habitat, destruction )

Cher
- 2113 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A new study from researchers from the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University suggests that the increased use of genetically modified crops may be causing monarch butterfly population declines
The Beauty of Pollination (Video)
Environment  (tags: Wings of Life, humming birds, bees, butterflies, bats, flowers, nature, pollination, video )

Barb
- 2237 days ago - care2.com
In this breathtaking clip from Louie Schwartzberg's film Wings of Life, we see the exquisite dance between hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, bats, and flowers that is pollination.
Climate Change Affecting Europe's Butterflies and Birds
Environment  (tags: environment, climate-change, globalwarming, endangered, biodiversity, butterflies, birds, biodiversity, animals, nature, habitat, ecosystems, destruction, conservation )

AWAY AWHI
- 2329 days ago - mg.co.za
Fast-track warming in Europe is making butterflies and birds fall behind in moves to cooler habitats and prompting a worrying turnover in alpine plant species
Butterflies 'Facing Extinction'
Environment  (tags: habitatdestruction, environment, europe, butterflies, disappearing extinction )

Simone
- 2992 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Almost a third of butterflies in Europe are in decline and one in ten is threatened with extinction, according to a new study. There is particular concern for the Large Blue, which is endangered throughout the continent. This butterfly disappeared
Butterflies, Beetles, and Dragonflies Declining in Europe
Environment  (tags: europe, butterflies, beetles, dragonflies, threatened, disappearing, habitat loss, destruction, humans, nature, environment )

Simone
- 2992 days ago - blogs.nationalgeographic.com
Habitat loss is having a serious impact on Europe's butterflies, beetles and dragonflies, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said today.
 

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