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Hundreds of species in north 'could become extinct'

A Common Blue butterfly. Nine butterfly species in the north have declined by 43 per cent since 2006. Picture by Bob Eade
HUNDREDS of species across Northern Ireland - including butterflies and bumblebees - are under threat of extinction. According to the National Biodiversity Network's State of Nature 2019 report[...]

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