Insects could be wiped out within a century - scientists
11 Février, 2019, 20:03 | Auteur: Therese Cote
Insects could completely disappear from the Earth within 100 years if they continue to decline at current rates, The Guardian notes: "More than 40% of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, the analysis found".
The projections are based on the downward trajectory of the world's insect mass, which is thought to be falling by 2.5% per year.
Birds, lizards and even plants pollinated by insects could be wiped out, the researchers warn - saying that extinction rates among insects are eight times higher than among mammals, birds and reptiles.
The warning was issued in a global review of insect declines, in which the authors called for a dramatic rethinking of agricultural practices and better strategies for cleaning polluted waters.
Francisco Sánchez-Bayo of the University of Sydney said, 'If insect species losses can not be halted, this will have catastrophic consequences for both the planet's ecosystems and for the survival of mankind.
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Le prince Philip a rendu son permis de conduire, a annoncé Buckingham Palace, rapporte la BBC ( en anglais ), samedi 9 février. Emma Fairweather s'était plainte la semaine dernière dans le Sunday Mirror de n'avoir pas reçu d'excuses de la part du prince.
In her penned letter to the White House, Escobar asked the president to apologize to the residents of the city for the comments. Their demonstration came ahead of the president's rally to be held Monday in the El Paso Coliseum.
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