Moths declining faster in British woods than farmland or cities

Insect’s forest populations have halved over past half-century despite increased woodland habitat

Moths have declined faster in British woods over the last half-century than on farmland or in cities, despite woodlands having increased and moths being shielded from chemical and light pollution by the trees.

Forest populations of moths halved between 1968 and 2016 compared with average national losses of a third, according to a study.

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