Why Are Monarch Butterflies Vanishing
Overall monarchs have declined by more than 80 percent over the past two decades.
“We could lose the monarch butterfly if we don’t take immediate action to rein in pesticide use and curb global climate change,” said Tierra Curry, a senior scientist at the Center for Biological Diversity and co-author of the 2014 petition to protect monarchs under the Endangered Species Act.
Its now 2018 and The Trump administration and other big business politicians has proposed ending protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm. To make it easer develop the land for profit