Monarch butterfly population decline in North America: identifying the threatening processes

@inproceedings{Thogmartin2017MonarchBP,
  title={Monarch butterfly population decline in North America: identifying the threatening processes},
  author={Wayne E. Thogmartin and Ruscena Wiederholt and Karen S. Oberhauser and Ryan G. Drum and Jay E. Diffendorfer and Sonia Altizer and Orley R. Taylor and John M. Pleasants and Darius J. Semmens and Brice X. Semmens and Richard A. Erickson and Kaitlin Libby and Laura L{\'o}pez-Hoffman},
  booktitle={Royal Society open science},
  year={2017}
}
The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) population in North America has sharply declined over the last two decades. Despite rising concern over the monarch butterfly's status, no comprehensive study of the factors driving this decline has been conducted. Using partial least-squares regressions and time-series analysis, we investigated climatic and habitat… CONTINUE READING