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Naturalists' Surveys Show That British Butterflies Are Going, Going ...

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Science  19 Mar 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5665, pp. 1747
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5665.1747a

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Long-term studies of bird, butterfly, and plant populations across Great Britain, reported on page 1879, suggest that, contrary to current thinking, insect species may be disappearing even more rapidly than other organisms.