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Source: Butterfly Conservation


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The State Of Britain's Moths

  2021-03-03 (or before) in Butterfly Conservation

The State of Britain’s Larger Moths 2021 report is now available. This new report summarises current knowledge of the state of Britain’s c.900 species of larger moths, presenting analyses of long-term change based on millions of records gathered through the Rothamsted Insect Survey (RIS) and National Moth Recording Scheme (NMRS). Key findings: The total abundance of larger moths caught in the RIS light-trap network in Britain decreased by 33% over 50 years (1968–2017). Losses were greater in the southern half of Britain (39% decrease) than in the northern half (22%). Long-term abundance ...

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Wildlife | Butterflies and Moths | Insects

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