New efforts underway to protect dwindling monarch butterfly population

The iconic monarch butterfly faces uncertainty after a concerning new report found that the number of butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 22% this year. NBC’s Ellison Barber reports on why activists and environmentalists are not losing hope on the species yet.

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  1. Grave danger?
    Is there any other kind of danger?

  2. Not a single mention of neonictonoid pesticides… But sure plant more flowers they are pretty

  3. Plant Milkweed people!

  4. It will be the same as the bees. Farmers now pay professional bees pollinators to bring their bees to the fields.

  5. So beautiful! Down 22% this year but what are the five, ten, and fifteen year trends?