With 86% Drop, California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low

They arrive in California each winter, an undulating ribbon of orange and black. There, migrating western monarch butterflies nestle among the state’s coastal forests, traveling from as far away as Idaho and Utah only to return home in the spring.

The New York Times

Last updated on 15 January 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United States of America
Region: 
North America
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Climate Change
Species: 
Danaus plexippus