Lights Out? Fireflies Face Extinction Threats of Habitat Loss, Light Pollution, Pesticides

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 13:30 in Biology & Nature

Habitat loss, pesticide use and, artificial light are the three most serious threats endangering fireflies across the globe, raising the spectre of extinction for certain species whose features render them more vulnerable to specific threats. Impacts range from loss of biodiversity to ecotourism.

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