UK insect decline and extinctions.

Published online
16 Sep 2020
Published by
British Ecological Society
Content type
Miscellaneous
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Author(s)
Wentworth, J.

Publication language
English
Location
UK

Abstract

This paper summarize the evidence for insect declines in the UK, the drivers of trends, and interventions to support the recovery of insect populations. Habitat loss, fragmentation and degradation, urbanization, land use intensification, pesticides, fertilizers, veterinary medicines, and climate change as key drivers behind insect decline are discussed.

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