Meta-analysis reveals declines in terrestrial but increases in freshwater insect abundances

  title={Meta-analysis reveals declines in terrestrial but increases in freshwater insect abundances},
  author={Roel van Klink and Diana E. Bowler and Konstantin B. Gongalsky and Ann B. Swengel and Alessandro Gentile and Jonathan M. Chase},
  pages={417 - 420}
Local drivers of decline matter Recent studies have reported alarming declines in insect populations, but questions persist about the breadth and pattern of such declines. van Klink et al. compiled data from 166 long-term surveys across 1676 globally distributed sites and confirmed declines in terrestrial insects, albeit at lower rates than some other studies have reported (see the Perspective by Dornelas and Daskalova). However, they found that freshwater insect populations have increased… 
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