Insects

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The insect population is declining drastically. Natuurmonumenten recently published the numbers for two nature reserves in the Netherlands: over the past twenty years, more than half of the moth population has disappeared, and approximately three quarters of the ground beetle population. Is agriculture to blame?

Period24-May-2018

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  • TitleInsects
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletUK
    Media typeWeb
    CountryNetherlands
    Date24/05/2018
    DescriptionThe insect population is declining drastically. Natuurmonumenten recently published the numbers for two nature reserves in the Netherlands: over the past twenty years, more than half of the moth population has disappeared, and approximately three quarters of the ground beetle population. Is agriculture to blame?
    Producer/AuthorJurgen Tiekstra
    URLhttps://www.ukrant.nl/magazine/experts-insects/?lang=en
    PersonsLeo Beukeboom, Raymond Klaassen