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Opinion: Monarch butterfly decline a reminder ecosystem is fragile

 

Last updated 7/30/2022 at 12:38pm

Betty Williamson

New Mexico's southeastern counties see migrating monarch butterflies mostly in the fall. But their numbers are dwindling.

From the environmental community, there is good news and bad news. But mostly bad news.

The good news is that the world's tiger population is 40% higher than in 2015.

The bad news is that monarch butterflies, so beautiful that identifying them as...



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