Climate change killing insects

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    “Our work reveals dramatic rates of decline that may lead to the extinction of 40 per cent of the world’s insect species over the next few decades,” researchers wrote.
    They found evidence for decline in all insect groups reviewed, but said it was most pronounced for butterflies and moths, native bees, beetles and aquatic insects such as dragonflies.
    “From our compilation of published scientific reports, we estimate the current proportion of insect species in decline (41 per cent) to be twice as high as that of vertebrates, and the pace of local species extinction (10 per cent) eight times higher, confirming previous findings,” they wrote.
 
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