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GLOBAL CHANGE ECOLOGY

Complex causes of insect declines

Insects across the globe are facing multiple anthropogenic pressures. A study combining several data streams and advanced modelling helps to unravel the main factors underlying declines in monarch butterfly populations.

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Bowler, D.E. Complex causes of insect declines. Nat Ecol Evol 5, 1334–1335 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01508-x

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